Francis Howard

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Captain (retired) Francis Howard, D.S.C., R.N. (31 December, 1889 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Howard was appointed in command of the destroyer Restless on 5 October, 1918.[1]

Howard was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1920.[2]

Howard was appointed in command of the new destroyer Amazon on 26 July, 1926 (1928?), initially for a period of trials. His tenure in command lasted until 5 November, 1928.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William W. Hallwright
Captain of H.M.S. Marigold
18 Jul, 1915[3] – 10 Oct, 1917
Succeeded by
Ernest R. Maycock
Preceded by
John O. Barron
Captain of H.M.S. Owl
30 Oct, 1917 – 5 Oct, 1918
Succeeded by
Arthur H. S. Casswell
Preceded by
John A. P. Legh
Captain of H.M.S. Restless
5 Oct, 1918[4] – 20 Apr, 1921
Succeeded by
Francis E. Wright
Preceded by
David B. Nicol
Captain of H.M.S. Walrus
20 Apr, 1921[5] – 6 Jun, 1923
Succeeded by
John H. Jauncey
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Amazon
26 Jul, 1926[6] – 5 Nov, 1928
Succeeded by
Cecil R. E. W. Perryman
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Sandwich
5 Nov, 1928 – 13 Mar, 1931
Succeeded by
Lawrence H. Bayley
Preceded by
Henry M. Coombs
Captain of H.M.S. Winchester
27 Feb, 1932 – 5 Jan, 1934
Succeeded by
Walter N. T. Beckett

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 854.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 57.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 395n.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 854.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 841.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 215.