William Werden Wilson

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Captain William Werden Wilson (7 January, 1877 – 24 October, 1950) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wilson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1899.[1]

Wilson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1912.[2]

Wilson was appointed in command of the destroyer Garry on 28 July, 1914.[3]

Post-War

Wilson was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 7 January, 1923.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Derwent
14 Jul, 1904[5] – 7 Feb, 1905[6]
Succeeded by
Osmond J. Prentis
Preceded by
Walter C. Chaytor
Captain of H.M.S. Ringdove
18 May, 1907[7] – 21 May, 1909[8]
Succeeded by
Arthur T. Blackwood
Preceded by
Charles B. Miller
Captain of H.M.S. Æolus
22 Nov, 1910[9][10] – 1 May, 1911[11]
Succeeded by
Alan G. Hotham
Preceded by
Graham R. L. Edwards
Captain of H.M.S. Garry
28 Jul, 1914[12][13] – 9 Oct, 1915[14]
Succeeded by
Ambrose T. N. Abbay
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Mounsey
9 Oct, 1915[15]
Succeeded by
Ralph V. Eyre
Preceded by
Ralph V. Eyre
Captain of H.M.S. Brisk
Oct, 1915[16] – 7 Jun, 1916[17]
Succeeded by
Algernon E. P. Lyons
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Patriot
7 Jun, 1916[18] – late Jun, 1916[19]
Succeeded by
Robert G. Hamond
Preceded by
Robert G. Hamond
Captain of H.M.S. Owl
Jun, 1916[20][21] – 30 Oct, 1917[22]
Succeeded by
John O. Barron
Preceded by
Alfred W. Paget
Senior Naval Officer, Larne
22 Feb, 1918 – 27 May, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Francis E. M. Garforth
Captain of H.M.S. Amphitrite
27 May, 1919[23] – 23 Jul, 1919[24]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  2. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 322.
  4. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  5. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  6. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  7. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  8. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  9. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 273.
  11. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  12. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394h.
  14. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  15. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  16. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321. Eyre's next command states October
  17. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  18. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  19. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  20. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  21. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396d.
  22. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  23. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  24. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.