Douglas Faviell

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Captain Douglas Faviell, M.V.O., D.S.O., O.B.E., Royal Navy (25 November, 1884 – 15 July, 1947) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

On 9 March, 1906, he was confirmed in the rank of Sub-Lieutenant, dated 15 August, 1904.[1]

Faviell was appointed as Lieutenant & Commander of the destroyer Banshee on 19 August, 1910.[2]

He was appointed in commanded of the speedy destroyer Oak on 13 November 1912,[3] remaining with her throughout the entire war, through to the surrender of the High Sea Fleet on 21 November, 1918.[Citation needed]

Faviell was placed on the retired list at his own request with the rank of Captain on 19 June, 1931, after thirty-two years in the Royal Navy.

Bibliography

  • "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 18 July, 1947. Issue 50816, col F, pg. 2.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles L. Fox
Captain of H.M. T.B. 79
12 Mar, 1906[4] – 18 Mar, 1906
Succeeded by
Aylmer N. G. Firebrace
Preceded by
Charles V. L. Norcock
Captain of H.M. T.B. 112
18 Oct, 1906[5] – 1907
Succeeded by
Philip G. Wodehouse
Preceded by
Henry G. L. Oliphant
Captain of H.M.S. Banshee
19 Aug, 1910[6][7] – 15 Nov, 1911
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Geoffrey Corlett
Captain of H.M.S. Moy
15 Nov, 1911[8]c. 14 Nov, 1912[Inference]
Succeeded by
Herbert R. L. Edwards
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Oak
13 Nov, 1912[9]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
R. Watkins Grubb
Captain of H.M.S. Ark Royal
Oct, 1920[10]
Succeeded by
Francis E. Byrne
Preceded by
John C. Tovey
Captain of H.M.S. Saumarez
22 Aug, 1924[11] – 23 Aug, 1926
Succeeded by
Stuart E. Holder
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 27894. p. 1794. 13 March, 1906.
  2. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 22 August, 1910. Issue 39357, col B, p. 7.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 363.
  4. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 399.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 399.
  6. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 22 August, 1910. Issue 39357, col B, p. 7.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 282.
  8. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 347.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 854.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 725.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 268.