William Francis Benwell

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

Life & Career

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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
William G. Howard
Captain of H.M.S. Cherwell
20 Nov, 1906[3]
Succeeded by
William D. Paton
Preceded by
Laurence E. Power
Captain of H.M.S. Alert
Feb, 1910[4]
Succeeded by
Arthur E. Wood


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