John Henry Pelly

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Captain (retired) John Henry Pelly, R.N. (17 December, 1848 – 9 July, 1920) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Pelly was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 8 April, 1873.

Pelly was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1888.

Pelly was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain on 1 February, 1896.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William J. Moore
Captain of H.M.S. Goshawk
18 Jan, 1887[1] – 31 Dec, 1888
Succeeded by
Edward P. Chapman


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 210.