Henry Antony Simpson

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Commander (retired) Henry Antony Simpson, Baronet, O.B.E., D.S.C., R.N. (15 November, 1893 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Simpson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 June, 1915.

Simpson was appointed in command of the destroyer Chelmer on 3 June, 1918.[1]

Simpson was appointed in command of the destroyer Hydra on 16 December, 1918.[2]

Simpson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 June, 1923.

Simpson was granted the acting rank of Commander on 15 August, 1935. He married Evelyn Cole at the British Consulate in Cairo on 9 September, 1935.

Simpson was placed on the Retired List on account of age at the rank of Commander on 15 November, 1938.

World War II

Simpson was promoted to the rank of Acting Captain on 3 June, 1939.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George H. Kelsey
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 43
Captain of H.M. T.B. 043
11 Feb, 1915[3] – Jul, 1915
Succeeded by
Alfred Reep
Preceded by
Thomas B. Dunne
Captain of H.M. T.B. 063
Jul, 1915 – Oct, 1915
Succeeded by
John E. P. Hocken
Preceded by
Hugh F. Bevan
Captain of H.M. T.B. 044
Oct, 1915 – 7 Aug, 1916
Succeeded by
Leonard Walter Brock
Preceded by
Arthur V. Hemming
Captain of H.M.S. Chelmer
3 Jun, 1918[4] – 16 Dec, 1918
Succeeded by
Douglas C. Way
Preceded by
Arthur C. Allen
Captain of H.M.S. Hydra
16 Dec, 1918[5] – 16 Jun, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Frank L. Tongue
Captain of H.M.S. Moth
16 Jun, 1919 – 9 Dec, 1919
Succeeded by
Andrew Johnstone
Preceded by
Christopher H. Ringrose
Captain of H.M.S. Vivien
14 Sep, 1922 – Nov, 1922
Succeeded by
Geoffrey W. Walker-Jones
Preceded by
Reginald V. Holt
Captain of H.M.S. Vanity
16 Nov, 1922[6] – 1 Oct, 1923
Succeeded by
Ralph Kerr
Preceded by
Philip H. Calderon
Captain of H.M.S. Vivien
4 Nov, 1925 – 26 Feb, 1926
Succeeded by
Frederick A. Richardson
Preceded by
Richard E. Hyde-Smith
Captain of H.M.S. P40
25 May, 1926 – 2 Nov, 1926
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Ralph G. H. Izat
Captain of H.M.S. Vega
late 1927 – 3 Nov, 1928
Succeeded by
William S. Thomas
Preceded by
Rowland K. C. Pope
as Resident Naval Officer and in Command Naval Depot, Port Said
Naval Officer in Charge, Port Said
c. May, 1936 – 5 Aug, 1937
Succeeded by
Henry A. Simpson
Preceded by
Henry A. Simpson
Naval Officer in Charge, Port Said
6 Oct, 1937 – 6 Feb, 1940
Succeeded by
Gerald H. Brady
as Resident Naval Officer and in Command Naval Depot, Port Said

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 756.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 816.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401b.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 756.
  5. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 816.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 827.