William Platt

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Lieutenant (retired) William Platt, (24 August, 1850 – 16 January, 1929) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Platt was promoted to the rank of Boatswain on 18 December, 1878.

Platt was promoted to the rank of Chief Boatswain in January, 1899.

Platt was pensioned on account of age with the rank of Lieutenant on 24 August, 1905.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Richard A. Cathie
Captain of H.M.S. Traveller
12 Apr, 1900[1] – 23 Jun, 1901[2]
Succeeded by
Thomas J. S. Lyne


  1. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 307a.
  2. Platt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/31/426. f. 433.