George Wyatt Edgell Naper

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Lieutenant-Commander George Wyatt Edgell Naper ( – 24 March, 1916) was a submarine officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

As a Lieutenant, Naper was appointed in command of the submarine C 14 on 10 September, 1913.[1]

Naper was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1914.[2]

He was killed on 24 March, 1916 when his command, E 24 was mined in the North Sea.[3]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William R. D. Crowther
Captain of H.M.S. B 8
1 Jan, 1909[4] – 1911
Succeeded by
Henry H. G. D. Stoker
Preceded by
Claud L. Y. Dering
Captain of H.M.S. C 14
10 Sep, 1913[5] – 10 Dec, 1913[6]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. E 24
? – 24 Mar, 1916[7]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (June, 1914). p. 316.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 190.
  3. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 187.
  4. The Monthly Navy List. (March, 1911). p. 317.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 285.
  6. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 23.
  7. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 187.