Stewart Evelyn Forster

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Captain Stewart Evelyn Forster, R.N., Retired (4 December, 1866 – 8 August, 1937) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Wellington, New Zealand, the son of H. R. Forster, late of the 6th Dragoon Guards.

At the examinations for naval cadetships in mid 1897, Forster placed twenty-fourth out of thirty-seven successful candidates.[1]

Forster was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in January, 1889.

Forster was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1903.

Forster was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain (retired) on 10 October, 1913.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Maurice H. H. Nelson
Captain of H.M.S. Tyne
1 Oct, 1907[2] – 26 Jan, 1910
Succeeded by
Guy L. Sclater
Preceded by
King's Harbour Master, Dover
25 Feb, 1910 – 9 Oct, 1913
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Scott


  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 25 June, 1879. Issue 29603, col E, p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 388.