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William Johns Beckett Law ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Law was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Highflyer on 21 December, 1918.[1]

He was appointed in command of the light cruiser Caroline on 6 February, 1919.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George P. Leith
Captain of H.M.S. Topaze
31 Mar, 1914[3]
Succeeded by
Cecil H. Fox
Preceded by
Henry G. Sherbrooke
Captain of H.M.S. Highflyer
21 Dec, 1918[4] – 1919
Succeeded by
Lewis W. Braithwaite
Preceded by
Francis A. W. Buller
Captain of H.M.S. Caroline
6 Feb, 1919[5]
Succeeded by
Ralph S. Wykes-Sneyd

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 813.
  2. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 753.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398r.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 813.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 742.