Wyndham Forbes

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Commander (retired) Wyndham Forbes, (22 February, 1870 – 13 May, 1943) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Forbes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 26 October, 1891.

Forbes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 26 October, 1899.

Forbes was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 2 January, 1911.

Forbes was appointed in command of the yacht Jason II on 17 August, 1915. He was superseded in command on 1 January, 1918. In the last year of the war, he fulfilled some illegible role within the Auxiliary Patrol.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Anthony F. Gurney
Captain of H.M.S. Widgeon
5 Sep, 1900[1] – 1 Nov, 1901
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
William F. Blunt
Captain of H.M.S. Esk
1 Nov, 1901[2] – 1 Jul, 1902
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Edward P. Ashe
Captain of H.M.S. Tweed
1 Jul, 1902[3] – 16 Jan, 1904
Succeeded by
Robert H. Keate
Preceded by
Benjamin J. Blower
Captain of H.M.S. Sharpshooter
14 Jul, 1904 – 24 Sep, 1904
Succeeded by
Llewellyn Griffiths

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 313.
  2. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 253.
  3. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 309.