William Francis Benwell

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Commander William Francis Benwell (10 October, 1871 – 9 August, 1951) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James W. Pochin
Captain of H.M.S. Speedwell
5 Jan, 1901[1] – 1904
Succeeded by
Edward A. Thomas
Preceded by
Cyril P. Ryan
Captain of H.M.S. Banshee
5 Oct, 1905[2]
Succeeded by
Basil G. Washington
Preceded by
Osmond J. Prentis
Captain of H.M.S. Spitfire
28 May, 1906[3]
Succeeded by
Vaughan A. E. Hanning-Lee
Preceded by
Harold G. Grenfell
Captain of H.M.S. Cherwell
20 Nov, 1906[4]
Succeeded by
William D. Paton
Preceded by
Laurence E. Power
Captain of H.M.S. Alert
Feb, 1910[5] – 25 Nov, 1910
Succeeded by
Hugh G.-C. Somerville

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 378.
  2. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 281.
  3. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 378.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 293.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 275.

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