Arthur John Payne
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.
John C. Watson
|Captain of H.M.S. Seal
18 Sep, 1899 – 1 Mar, 1900
Victor G. Gurner
- The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 297.