Otto Herman Hawke-Genn

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Captain Otto Herman Hawke-Genn, C.B.E., R.N. (20 March, 1875 – 21 October, 1935) was an officer in the Royal Navy. He was born with the last name Stahlknecht, but changed it. His father, who retained the last name, lived in Liverpool.

Life & Career

Hawke-Genn was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1897.

Hawke-Genn was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1909.

Hawke-Genn was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1917.[1]

Post-War

Hawke-Genn was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Terrible on 11 January, 1919.[2]

He was appointed in command of the light cruiser Dragon on 25 March, 1920.[3]

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 14 July, 1922.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John B. Hancock
Captain of H.M.S. Leda
1 Feb, 1908[4] – 15 Jul, 1909
Succeeded by
Herbert W. W. Hope
Preceded by
Thomas W. Kemp
Captain of H.M.S. Vindictive
14 Sep, 1916 – 12 Dec, 1917
Succeeded by
Norman L. Stanley
Preceded by
Forster D. Arnold-Forster
Captain of H.M.S. Teutonic
Jan, 1918 – 1 Dec, 1918
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Judge D'Arcy
Captain of H.M.S. Terrible
11 Jan, 1919[5] – 1 Sep, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Francis Arthur Marten
Captain of H.M.S. Dragon
25 Mar, 1920[6] – 15 Jun, 1921
Succeeded by
Cecil V. Usborne

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 86.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 916.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 762.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 340.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 916.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 762.