Charles Richard de Bunsen Loftus Townshend
Life & Career
The son of Charles L. Townshend, Esq., landed proprietor.
Townshend was appointed to Thunderer as his first ship, and remained in her until 19 January, 1916. He then spent three months in H.M.S. Ajax before being transferred to Bristol, awaiting her commissioning, which occurred on 4 May.
Townshend was placed on the Retired List at his own request dated 10 November, 1922.
Townshend was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1926.
World War II
Townshend was promoted to the rank of Commander on 3 September, 1945.
He reverted to Retired List on 23 July, 1947.
Sydney M. Raw
|Captain of H.M.S. Lucia
Robert M. G. Gambier
- The Navy List. (December, 1941). p. 1391.