Frederic Thornton Peters

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Commander Frederic Thornton Peters, D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N., Retired (17 September, 1889 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy. Some Navy Lists spell his named as Frederick.

Life & Career

Peters was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on either 30 January, 1911[1] or on 26 March, 1912.[2]

He was appointed to the destroyer Meteor on 22 August, 1914.[3]

Peters was appointed in command of the destroyer Cockatrice on 26 January, 1918.[4]

World War II

On 24 August, 1942 Peters was superseded by [Philip George Wodehouse]] in command of H.M.S. Tynwald, a civilian vessel refitted as an anti-aircraft platform.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Walter C. Clark-Hall
Captain of H.M.S. Christopher
14 Sep, 1916[6] – 16 Aug, 1917[Inference]
Succeeded by
Lawrence F. N. Ommanney
Preceded by
Edward Eastwick-Field
Captain of H.M.S. Cockatrice
26 Jan, 1918[7]
Succeeded by
Joseph B. Newill


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1914). p. 619.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 148.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396a.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 758.
  5. Wodehouse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/110. f. 56.
  6. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 392j.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p.758.