William Ahern

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Lieutenant-Commander William Ahern, D.S.C., R.N. (2 January, 1863 – 3 February, 1946) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Ahern was promoted to the rank of Boatswain on 1 April, 1897.

Ahern was promoted to the rank of Chief Boatswain on 1 April, 1912.[1]

Ahern was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 052 on 10 March, 1914.[2] He was singled out for credit in his assistance when the destroyer Manly was grounded on 2 July, 1915.

Ahern was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1917. He was retired on 21 May, 1919, antedated to 2 January, 1918.

Ahern was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1925.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John L. Field
Captain of H.M. T.B. 052
10 Mar, 1914[3] – 1919[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1913). p. 2.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 958.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 958.