Henry Venour Coates

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Commander Henry Venour Coates, R.N., Retired (18 February, 1882 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Earl's Croome[?], his father was Reverend George H. A. Coates.

Coates was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 March, 1904.

Coates was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 March, 1912.


Coates was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 27 March, 1923.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Myosotis
11 May, 1916[1] – 25 Jan, 1917
Succeeded by
William C. O'G. Cochrane


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396e.