Herbert Owen

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Commander (retired) Herbert Owen, D.S.C., R.N. (16 September, 1889 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Bury, St. Edmunds, the son of Reverend O. E. Owen.

Owen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1911.

Owen was appointed in command of the destroyer Laertes on 28 October, 1917.[1]

Post-War

Owen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1919.[2]

Owen was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander on 18 January, 1933.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles E. Wilson
Captain of H.M.S. Teviot
14 Mar, 1916 – 8 Sep, 1916
Succeeded by
Sydney L. K. Lawford
Preceded by
Richard L. Hamer
Captain of H.M.S. Nemesis
8 Sep, 1916[3] – 28 Oct, 1917
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Lionel G. Foote
Captain of H.M.S. Laertes
28 Oct, 1917[4] – 22 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Harry A. D. Keate
Captain of H.M.S. Tristram
22 Feb, 1919[5]c. 10 Apr, 1919
Succeeded by
Valentine M. Wyndham-Quin
Preceded by
Arthur G. Tippet
Captain of H.M.S. Vivien
6 Jul, 1921 – 12 Apr, 1922
Succeeded by
Christopher H. Ringrose
Preceded by
Alban T. B. Curteis
Captain of H.M.S. Winchelsea
12 Apr, 1922[6] – 8 Apr, 1924
Succeeded by
Colin S. Thomson
Preceded by
Hamilton E. Snepp
Captain of H.M.S. Verdun
3 Dec, 1924[7] – 23 Nov, 1925
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Gerald C. Harrison
Captain of H.M.S. Tribune
23 Nov, 1925 – 22 Dec, 1925
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Austen G. Lilley
Captain of H.M.S. Trusty
1927
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Philip G. Wodehouse
Captain of H.M.S. Tintagel
16 Feb, 1929 – 10 Jun, 1929
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 827.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 367.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 395w.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 827.
  5. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 921a.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 844.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.