Arthur Hugh Lloyd Terry

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Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Hugh Lloyd Terry, D.S.C., R.N. (22 December, 1890 – 31 March, 1929) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Son of Lt. Colonel W. Terry.

Terry was awarded the Ryder Memorial Prize for 1911 for placing highest in the examination in French at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich and would qualify as an interpreter in the language. He also spoke Spanish well enough to qualify as an acting interpreter.

Terry was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1913.[1]

Terry was appointed in command of the destroyer Ferret in September 1917 and operated with the Twentieth Destroyer Flotilla,[2] which she joined in March 1918.

On 24 September, 1918, he was appointed in command of the destroyer Prince, which was joining Ferret in the 20th D.F.'s "Slow Division".[3]

On 27 February, 1919, Terry was appointed to Southampton as an interpreter.[4]

Terry was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August, 1921.

He died "suddenly" at Cap d'Antibs, France.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. P52
14 Dec, 1916 – 18 Jun, 1917
Succeeded by
Arthur Cocks
Preceded by
Herbert M. Denny
Captain of H.M.S. Stour
18 Jun, 1917[5] – 26 Sep, 1917
Succeeded by
John E. Haswell
Preceded by
Robert A. Newton
Captain of H.M.S. Ferret
28 Sep, 1917[6] – Sep, 1918
Succeeded by
Desmond N. C. Tufnell
Preceded by
Delorest J. D. Noble
Captain of H.M.S. Prince
24 Sep, 1918[7] – 11 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
Maxwell A. C. Ritter
Preceded by
John F. Bowyer
Captain of H.M.S. Nonsuch
11 Feb, 1919[8] – 27 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
Loben E. H. Maund


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 185.
  2. Smith. Hard Lying. p. 124.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 885.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 865.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 398a.
  6. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393u.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 885.
  8. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), 11 Feb. 1919, p. 4.