Arthur John Payne

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Lieutenant Arthur John Payne, (17 January, 1872 – 13 October, 1904) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Reverend Dr. Payne, retired of the Royal Naval Hospital Plymouth.

Payne was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1894.

On 5 April, 1900 he was sentenced by Court Martial aboard Resolution to be severely reprimanded and to forfeit two years' seniority.

Payne drowned on 13 October, 1904.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John C. Watson
Captain of H.M.S. Seal
18 Sep, 1899[1] – 1 Mar, 1900
Succeeded by
Victor G. Gurner


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 297.