Harald Edward Wharton

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Commander (emergency) Harald Edward Wharton, R.N. (31 May, 1887 – 18 September, 1947) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wharton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1909.

Wharton was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 110 on 13 September, 1912.[1]

Transferred to the Emergency List on 6 January, 1914.

Wharton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1917.

Wharton was appointed in command of the destroyer Defender on 13 December, 1918.[2]

World War II

Wharton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 8 May, 1946. He was placed on the Retired List on 27 June, 1946.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William O. Hozier
Captain of H.M. T.B. 110
3 Aug, 1914[3] – 9 Sep, 1915
Succeeded by
Kingsley G. Howe
Preceded by
Frederic B. Coppin
Captain of H.M.S. Wistaria
28 May, 1918[4] – 13 Dec, 1918
Succeeded by
Ralph W. H. Roberts
Preceded by
Ralph W. H. Roberts
Captain of H.M.S. Defender
13 Dec, 1918[5] – 25 Apr, 1919
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401a.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 774.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401a.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 945.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 774.