Arthur Winnifred Benson

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Captain (retired) Arthur Winnifred Benson, D.S.O. (25 July, 1882 – 24 April, 1953) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Benson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1904.[1]

Benson was appointed in command of the destroyer Victor on 8 June, 1914.[2]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Medea on 25 August, 1916.[3]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George W. McO. Campbell
Captain of H.M.S. Swordfish
21 Jan, 1909 – 30 Apr, 1909
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Henry V. Hudson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 17
30 Apr, 1909[4] – 11 Jun, 1909
Succeeded by
Gerald C. Wynter
Preceded by
Claude H. Woodward
Captain of H.M.S. Sprightly
11 Jun, 1909 – 5 May, 1910
Succeeded by
Arthur W. Benson
Preceded by
Arthur W. Benson
Captain of H.M.S. Sprightly
27 Sep, 1910 – Aug, 1911
Succeeded by
Francis H. W. Goolden
Preceded by
Gerald C. Wynter
Captain of H.M.S. Ness
Aug, 1911 – Nov, 1911
Succeeded by
Edmund A. T. de P. de la Poer
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Victor
8 Jun, 1914[5] – 24 Dec, 1915
Succeeded by
Robert Makin
Preceded by
George L. D. Gibbs
Captain of H.M.S. Matchless
28 Mar, 1916 – 25 Aug, 1916
Succeeded by
George L. D. Gibbs
Preceded by
George L. D. Gibbs
Captain of H.M.S. Medea
25 Aug, 1916[6] – 28 Oct, 1919
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 390.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 844.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 401.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398x.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 844.