Robert Humphrey Downes
Life & Career
Born in Woolwich, the son of Colonel Leonard Downes, 1 R.G..
Downes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1902.
Downes died of enteric fever on 24 November, 1908 and was replaced in command of the torpedo boat by Walter J. Fletcher.
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 10
10 May, 1907 – 24 Nov, 1908
Walter J. Fletcher
- The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 399.