Hilary Dorsett Owen

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Captain Hilary Dorsett Owen, (25 August, 1894 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Owen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1916.

Owen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1924.

Owen was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1930.

Owen was placed on the Retired List on account of age at rank of Captain on 25 August, 1944.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry T. W. Pawsey
Captain of H.M.S. Aphis
late 1928 – Jun, 1930
Succeeded by
Percy E. Healey
Preceded by
Ralph Kerr
Captain of H.M.S. Thruster
29 Jun, 1931[1] – 24 Aug, 1932
Succeeded by
Clifford Caslon
Preceded by
Frederick H. Taylor
Captain of H.M.S. Douglas
7 Feb, 1933
Succeeded by
Guy D'Oyly-Hughes
Preceded by
James F. Paget
Captain of H.M.S. Rochester
22 Jun, 1933 – 5 Sep, 1935
Succeeded by
Frank H. P. Maurice


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 278.