Basil Ayton Austen
Life & Career
Austren was found to have been responsible for damage to ships of the Chatham Flotilla on 1 February, 1902 when rough weather caused them to move together when secured alongside each other. He'd also left Angler without being relieved. He was superseded in command and received Their Lordships' severe displeasure.
Austen was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Commander on 8 April, 1919.
Reginald A. Norton
|Captain of H.M.S. Contest
18 Feb, 1901 – 18 Mar, 1902
Claud H. Sinclair
Guy de L. O. Johnson
|Captain of H.M.S. Stag
14 Feb, 1902 – 18 Mar, 1902
John M. D. E. Warren
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 4.
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 429.
- The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 241.
- "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Tuesday, 25 February 1902. (36700), p. 11.
- "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Wednesday, 5 March 1902. (36707), p. 5.