Henry William Assheton Littledale

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Captain (retired) Henry William Assheton Littledale, R.N. ( – 8 June, 1907) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Vice-Admiral Sir Alexander Milne reported Littledale's misconduct on 27 May, 1862. At least two subsequent reports of his performance proved him better adapted to service, and they were discontinued.

Littledale was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 June, 1869.

Littledale was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1884.

Littledale was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 23 January, 1895.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur J. Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Mallard
11 Nov, 1881[1] – 30 Jun, 1884
Succeeded by
William L. H. Browne
Preceded by
Oswald P. Tudor
Captain of H.M.S. Mistletoe
7 Jan, 1889[2] – 12 Jan, 1892
Succeeded by
Alexander M. Gardiner


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1883). p. 223.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 236.