Ernest William Denison

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Captain Ernest William Denison, Sixth Baron Londesborough, R.N. (9 August, 1876 – 1963) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Rear Admiral the Honourable A. Denison.

Denison was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1898.

Denison was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1910.[1]

Denison was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1916. In February, he was placed in command of Bellona.

Post-War

Denison was appointed in command of the light cruiser Undaunted on 13 November, 1918.[2]

He was appointed in command of battlecruiser Inflexible on 15 March, 1919.[3]

Denison retired at his own request on 6 March 1923.

Denison succeeded to the title of Baron Londesborough in 1937.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Claud H. Sinclair
Captain of H.M.S. Bellona
1 Feb, 1917[4] – 13 Nov, 1918
Succeeded by
Theodore E. J. Bigg
Preceded by
Henry P. V. Hickman
Captain of H.M.S. Undaunted
13 Nov, 1918[5] – 15 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
Kerrison Kiddle
Preceded by
James R. P. Hawksley
Captain of H.M.S. Inflexible
15 Mar, 1919[6] – 31 Mar, 1920
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 21.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 922a.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 820.
  4. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391r.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 922a.
  6. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 820.