Hector Lloyd Watts-Jones

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Captain (retired) Hector Lloyd Watts-Jones (27 August, 1872 – 20 December, 1933) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Watts-Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 27 August, 1892.[1]

In 1904, he was thanked for his zeal in inventing a "change of range instrument."[2]

Watts-Jones was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1904.[3]

In June 1914 he passed exams in the Russian language.[4]

Great War

Post-War

Watts-Jones was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Captain on 22 April, 1920.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ernest L. C. Muntz
Captain of H.M.S. Banshee
18 Aug, 1898[6][7] – 28 Jul, 1900[8]
Succeeded by
Alan C. Bruce
Preceded by
Carlton V. de Mornay Cowper
Captain of H.M.S. Plover
30 Jul, 1901[9][10] – 5 Jul, 1902[11]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Warren H. D'Oyly
Captain of H.M.S. Thrush
5 Jul, 1902[12][13] – 29 May, 1903[14]
Succeeded by
Frederick Baker
Preceded by
Francis G. T. Cole
Captain of H.M.S. Gossamer
21 Jul, 1903[15] – 25 Aug, 1903[16]
Succeeded by
John I. Graham
Preceded by
Charles P. R. Coode
Captain of H.M.S. Dryad
10 Sep, 1903[17][18] – 30 Jun, 1904[19]
Succeeded by
James U. Farie
Preceded by
William F. Blunt
Captain of H.M.S. Speedy
30 Jun, 1904[20][21] – 20 Dec, 1904[22]
Succeeded by
Edgar R. Morant
Preceded by
John D. Kelly
Captain of H.M.S. Empress of India
18 Jul, 1911[23][24] – 27 Apr, 1912[25]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Herbert A. S. Fyler
Captain of H.M.S. Euryalus
16 Feb, 1914[26] – 15 Mar, 1914[27]
Succeeded by
Peter W. E. Hill
Preceded by
Algernon W. Heneage
Captain of H.M.S. Albion
1 Aug, 1914[28] – 12 Jul, 1915[29]
Succeeded by
Ernest K. Loring
Preceded by
Hugh J. Tweedie
Captain of H.M.S. Marshal Ney
4 Apr, 1916[30] – 11 May, 1916[31]
Succeeded by
Henry K. Kitson
Preceded by
Arthur Bromley
Captain of H.M.S. Columbella
1 May, 1916[32][33] – 29 Jun, 1917[34]
Succeeded by
Godfrey E. Corbett

Footnotes

  1. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  2. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  3. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  4. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  5. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  6. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 27 July, 1898. Issue 35579, col E, p. 10.
  8. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  9. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  10. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 293.
  11. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  12. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  13. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 308.
  14. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  15. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  16. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  17. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 304.
  19. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  20. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  21. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 378.
  22. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  23. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  24. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Friday, 14 July, 1911. Issue 39637, col C, p. 16.
  25. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  26. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  27. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  28. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  29. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  30. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  31. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  32. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  33. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401m.
  34. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.