Arthur Welland Lowis

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Captain (retired) Arthur Welland Lowis (24 March, 1875 – 17 July, 1938) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Lowis was born in Calcutta the son of Colonel Lowis of the Royal Artillery. He gained ten months' time on passing out of Britannia in December, 1890.[1]

Lowis was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 September, 1896.[2]

Lowis was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1908.[3]

Lowis was admitted to Haslar Hospital on 26 June, 1911 for a fracture to his right tibia. Found fit 27 October.[4]

Lowis was admitted to Plymouth Hospital on 4 November 1913 for a sprined right knee. Found fit 11 December.[5]

On 6 August, 1914, Lowis was appointed in command of the troopship H.M.S. Dufferin.

On 10 March 1915, Lowis was reported from Egypt to have been slightly wounded while dismantling a mine.[6]

In December, 1915, Lowis was ordered to leave Dufferin and take up command of Clio, in which appointment he would also be considered second-in-command of the Red Sea Patrol. His services in the conflict in Arabia and at Aden were gazetted.[7]

Post-War

Lowis was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 28 November, 1923.[8]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Leopold G. D. Way
Captain of H.M.S. Ariel
28 Feb, 1902[9] – 23 Mar, 1902[10]
Succeeded by
Valentine E. B. Phillimore
Preceded by
Edward A. Thomas
Captain of H.M.S. Jason
10 Jan, 1908[11] – 5 Aug, 1908[12]
Succeeded by
Walter Hose
Preceded by
Rowland Nugent
Captain of H.M.S. Illustrious
15 Jun, 1912[13] – 7 Sep, 1912[14]
Succeeded by
Richard Webb
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Dufferin
5 Aug, 1914[15] – Dec, 1915
Succeeded by
Arthur G. Warren
Preceded by
Colin Mackenzie
Captain of H.M.S. Clio
25 Jan, 1916[16][17] – 27 Aug, 1918[18]
Succeeded by
George M. Robertson
Preceded by
Vernon Hammersley-Heenan
Captain of H.M.S. Chester
1 Jan, 1920[19] – 31 Mar, 1920[20]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  2. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  3. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  4. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  5. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  6. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  7. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  8. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  9. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  10. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  11. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  12. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  13. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  14. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 399c.
  16. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  17. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392k.
  18. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  19. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.
  20. Lowis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/93. f. 103.