William Sims

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Commander (retired) William Sims, R.N. (28 February, 1860 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Sims was promoted to the rank of Gunner on 30 August, 1887.

Sims was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant for special services in South Africa with seniority of 2 May, 1900.

Sims was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Commander on 11 August, 1913.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Vernon Maud
Captain of H.M.S. Leda
30 Mar, 1901[1] – Jul, 1902
Succeeded by
Charles Tibbits
Preceded by
Arthur T. Taylor
Captain of H.M.S. Hebe
2 Aug, 1902[2] – Oct, 1903
Succeeded by
William E. Oliver


  1. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 274.
  2. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 267.