Ernest Mortimer Hawkins

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Ernest Mortimer Hawkins ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Hawkins was in command of the destroyer Thrasher on 8 February, 1917 when she blew UC 39 to the surface with a single well-placed depth charge.[1]

On 1 September, 1917, he was appointed in command of the patrol boat P34.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hugh T. Prichard
Captain of H.M.S. Thrasher
6 May, 1915[3]
Succeeded by
Lionel M. Kelly
Preceded by
Edward D. W. Lawford
Captain of H.M.S. Rother
25 Jun, 1917[4]c. 25 Aug, 1917[Inference]
Succeeded by
Arthur Cocks
Preceded by
Charles L. Evan-Thomas
Captain of H.M.S. P34
1 Sep, 1917[5]
Succeeded by


  1. Smith. Hard Lying. p. 62. For some reason, I think the source calls this UC 9.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 859.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398q.
  4. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 397p.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 859.