Basil Hew Fanshawe

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Basil Hew Fanshawe, C.B.E., (18 May, 1868 – 11 August, 1929) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the First World War.

Life & Career

Fanshawe was born at the Cape of Good Hope, the son of a Lieutenant General.

On 1 April, 1891, Fanshawe was promoted to Lieutenant.[1]

On 31 December, 1903, Fanshawe was promoted to Commander.[2]

On 30 June 1910, Fanshawe was promoted to Captain.[3]

Fanshawe was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Royal Arthur in October 1911.

Fanshawe was appointed in command of the light cruiser Bristol on 3 January, 1913.[4]

Great War

He assumed command of the armoured cruiser Sutlej in February of 1916.

Post-War

Fanshawe was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 25 February, 1921 and placed on the Retired List at his own request the following day.

Fanshawe was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 7 July, 1926.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Noel Grant
Naval Officer in Charge, Bermuda Royal Dockyard
9 Jan, 1909[5] – 1 Jul, 1911[6]
Succeeded by
Godfrey E. Corbett
as Officer in Charge, H.M. Naval Establishment, Bermuda
Preceded by
Charles B. Miller
Captain of H.M.S. Royal Arthur
20 Oct, 1911[7] – 8 Feb, 1912[8]
Succeeded by
George B. W. Young
Preceded by
Rudolf W. Bentinck
Captain of H.M.S. Bristol
3 Jan, 1913[9][10] – 17 Dec, 1915[11]
Succeeded by
George J. Todd
Preceded by
Alfred F. St. C. Armitage
Captain of H.M.S. Sutlej
4 Feb, 1916[12][13] – 4 May, 1917[14]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Bertram M. Chambers
Captain of H.M.S. Imperieuse
28 Jun, 1917[15] – 15 Mar, 1919[16]
Succeeded by
William D. Irvin
Preceded by
Morgan Singer
as Admiral-Superintendent, Bermuda Royal Dockyard
Captain in Charge of H.M. Naval Establishments, Bermuda
1 Jun, 1919[17] – 16 Apr, 1921[18]
Succeeded by
Cecil H. Pilcher

Footnotes

  1. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  2. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  3. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 289.
  5. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  6. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  7. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  8. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  9. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392n.
  11. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  12. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398m.
  14. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  15. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  16. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  17. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  18. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.