Owen Christopher Hare

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Captain (retired) Owen Christopher Hare, R.N. (25 November, 1885 – 28 February, 1956) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hare was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 July, 1906.

Hare was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 7 on 15 May, 1909.[1]

In August, 1912 while serving as gunnery officer in Illustrious, Hare was awarded 100 guineas for his scheme for tracking the path of heater torpedoes by means of oil carried in the torpedoes' heads.

Hare was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 July, 1914.

On 16 August, 1914, he was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 5.[2]

Hare was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1918.

Post-War

Hare retired at his own request on 31 August, 1922.

Hare was promoted to the rank of Captain on 25 November, 1930.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cradock W. C. J. Nowell
Captain of H.M. T.B. 78
Feb, 1907[3] – 15 May, 1909
Succeeded by
Spencer F. Russell
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 078
Preceded by
Dashwood F. Moir
Captain of H.M. T.B. 7
15 May, 1909[4] – 6 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Harold D. Adair-Hall
Preceded by
Fairfax M. Kerr
Captain of H.M. T.B. 5
16 Aug, 1914[5] – 14 Nov, 1914
Succeeded by
Cosmo B. Hastings
Preceded by
Stanley R. Miller
Captain of H.M.A.S. Australia
15 May, 1921 – 9 Jan, 1922
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 399.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 400.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 399.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 399.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 400.