William Wilson

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William Wilson ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wilson assumed command of the first class protected cruiser Endymion in August, 1896.[1]

He was appointed in command of the second class battleship Anson on 1 October, 1897.[2]

Wilson was appointed in command of the battleship Resolution on 1 June, 1900.[3]

See Also


  1. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 224.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 4 May, 1900. Issue 36133, col G, p. 7.


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward H. Gamble
Captain of H.M.S. Endymion
Aug, 1896 – ?
Succeeded by
George A. Callaghan
Preceded by
William F. S. Mann
Captain of H.M.S. Anson
1 Oct, 1897 – ?
Succeeded by
William B. Fisher
Preceded by
Charles R. Arbuthnot
Captain of H.M.S. Resolution
1 Jun, 1900 – ?
Succeeded by
Alexander W. Chisholm-Batten