George Hayley Hewett

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Rear-Admiral George Hayley Hewett, C.I.E., R.N. (12 November, 1855 – 7 October, 1930) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Catsfield, Sussex, the son of Reverend J. Hewett.

Hewett was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 December, 1879.

He was aboard Bonetta for the Jubilee Manoeuvres in the summer of 1887.

Hewett was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1893.[1]

He commanded the torpedo cruiser Racoon on the East Indies Station from 1897 through 1899, when he was promoted to the rank of Captain.[2]

As a Captain, he commanded the coast defence monitor Magdala, which was then at Bombay. He subsequently directed the Royal Indian Marine from 1904 to 1909, being promoted to Rear-Admiral in 1908 on the Retired List.[3]

See Also

  • Wikipedia
  • Obituary. The Times, 9 October, 1930. p. 16.

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Pigmy
3 Jul, 1889[4] – 1892[5]
Succeeded by
Henry A. Phillipps
Preceded by
Ewen F. Domville
Captain of H.M.S. Magpie
25 Apr, 1893[6] – 23 Oct, 1893[7]
Succeeded by
Herbert G. King-Hall
Preceded by
Powell C. Underwood
Captain of H.M.S. Racoon
1 Feb, 1898[8] – 1 Jan, 1899[9]
Succeeded by
Alfred E. A. Grant
Preceded by
Walter S. Goodridge
Flag Officer Commanding, Royal Indian Marine
1904[10] – 1909[11]
Succeeded by
Walter Lumsden

Footnotes

  1. Hewett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 170/338.
  2. Obituary. The Times, 9 October, 1930. p. 16.
  3. Obituary. The Times, 9 October, 1930. p. 16.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 243.
  5. Obituary. The Times, 9 October, 1930. p. 16.
  6. Hewett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 170/338.
  7. Hewett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 170/338.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 285.
  9. Obituary. The Times, 9 October, 1930. p. 16.
  10. Obituary. The Times, 9 October, 1930. p. 16.
  11. Obituary. The Times, 9 October, 1930. p. 16.