William Sims

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William Sims, R.N. ( – ) 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.

See Also


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


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