Henry Venn Wood Elliott

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Henry Venn Wood Elliott (5 May, 1859 – 3 January, 1932) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 29 June, 1883.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Commander dated 25 May, 1897, for his services in the Benin Expedition.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1904.[3]

In December 1905, he assumed command of the corvette Encounter.[4]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Hannibal on 11 August, 1908.[5]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, he was placed on the Retired List on 5 May, 1914.[6] He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the Retired List dated 9 June, 1915.[7]

Elliott was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 2 November, 1919.[8]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Herbert G. King-Hall
Captain of H.M.S. Magpie
21 Jan, 1895[9] – 15 Sep, 1897[10]
Succeeded by
Wentworth V. Cole
Preceded by
Henry A. S. Stanhope
Captain of H.M.S. Beagle
21 May, 1901[11][12] – 29 Jul, 1904[13]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Francis G. Kirby
Captain of H.M.S. Bacchante
23 Feb, 1905[14][15] – 30 Nov, 1905[16]
Succeeded by
Douglas R. S. de Chair
Preceded by
Cecil F. Thursby
Captain of H.M.S. Encounter
1 Dec, 1905[17][18] – 25 Jan, 1908[19]
Succeeded by
Herbert A. S. Fyler
Preceded by
John P. Rolleston
Captain of H.M.S. Hannibal
11 Aug, 1908[20][21] – 15 Aug, 1910[22]
Succeeded by
Arthur Hayes-Sadler
Preceded by
Hubert Grant-Dalton
Captain-in-Charge of the Western Coast Guard District
2 Feb, 1911[23][24] – 4 Mar, 1913[25]
Succeeded by
Herbert C. C. Da Costa
Preceded by
Hugh T. Hibbert
as Captain-in-Charge of the South of Ireland Coast Guard District
Rear-Admiral-in-Charge of the South of Ireland Coast Guard District
10 Jun, 1915[26][27] – 12 Jul, 1919[28]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25247. p. 3378. 3 July, 1883.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26856. p. 2929. 25 May, 1897.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27691. p. 4181. 1 July, 1904.
  4. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 324.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 28829. p. 3757. 8 May, 1914.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 29197. p. 5874. 18 June, 1915.
  8. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  9. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  10. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  11. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  12. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 233.
  13. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  14. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 281.
  15. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  16. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  17. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  18. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 308.
  19. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  20. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 323.
  22. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  23. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  24. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 423.
  25. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  26. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.
  27. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 423.
  28. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20/153. ff. 153, 155, 161.