Eustace Henry William Tennyson d'Eyncourt, First Baronet

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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 the occasion of the King's birthday d'Eyncourt was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, of the Civil Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 3 June, 1915.[1]


  • "Sir E. Tennyson-D'Eyncourt" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 2 February, 1951. Issue 51915, col D, p. 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.


See Also

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


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