William Vesey Hamilton Harris

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William Vesey Hamilton Harris, D.S.C., R.N. ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Harris was appointed in command of the destroyer Spitfire on 4 January, 1919.[1]

On 11 March, 1920, he was appointed in command of Charles Legg. On 19 June, 1920 he was appointed to Template:UK-SeaBear for Reserve Fleet Exercises. On 19 August, he was placed in command of Fraser Eaves for a month and a day.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Waterfly
Mar, 1916[2]
Succeeded by
Charles T. Gervers
Preceded by
John R. Johnston
Captain of H.M.S. P16
2 May, 1917[3]
Succeeded by
Leslie Mann
Preceded by
Brian C. Gourley
Captain of H.M.S. Victor
28 Mar, 1918[4]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
James A. Douglas-Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Spitfire
4 Jan, 1919[5]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
John M. Henderson
Captain of H.M.S. Burslem
30 Nov, 1923[6]
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 910.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 399h.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396d.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 928.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 910.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 220.