Allan John Wavish

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Commander Allan John Wavish, (20 July, 1897 – 24 August, 1940) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wavish was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1919.[1]

Wavish was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1927.[2]

Wavish was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1934.[3]

He died aboard his last command, the sloop H.M.S. Penzance.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Dragon
2 Nov, 1936[4] – 17 Jan, 1938[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
Charles E. S. Farrant
Preceded by
Henry A. Rowley
Captain of H.M.S. Lupin
17 Jan, 1938 – May, 1938
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Arthur W. Clarke
Captain of H.M.S. Penzance
16 May, 1938[5] – 24 Aug, 1940
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost


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  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 232.
  5. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 318.