Eustace Henry William Tennyson d'Eyncourt, First Baronet

From The Dreadnought Project
Revision as of 14:44, 31 July 2012 by FredBot (Talk | contribs) (use {{DEFAULTSORT:}} for categories)

Jump to: navigation, search

SIR Eustace Henry William Tennyson d'Eyncourt, First Baronet, K.C.B., D.SC, L.L.D., F.R.S. (1 April, 1868 – 1 February, 1951) was a Naval Architect who served as the Royal Navy's Director of Naval Construction from 1912 to 1924.

Early Life & Career

On 3 June, 1915, d'Eyncourt was appointed a Companion in the Civil Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.).[1]


  1. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29180. p. 5325. 3 June, 1915.


  • "Sir E. Tennyson-D'Eyncourt" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 2 February, 1951. Issue 51915, col D, pg. 8.
  • Tennyson d'Eyncourt, Bt., Sir Eustace H. W. (1948). A Shipbuilder's Yarn: The Record of a Naval Constructor. London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sir Philip Watts
Director of Naval Construction
1912 – 1924
Succeeded by
William J. Berry