Charles Wills Tinson

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Commander Charles Wills Tinson, O.B.E. (26 November, 1882 – 22 February, 1927) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Tinson gained four months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Tinson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1903.

Tinson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1911.

Tinson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1916.


Tinson was placed on the Retired List as medically unfit on 4 August, 1926, having recently been diagnosed with pulmonary thrombosis.

Tinson died at 8 Inston Road, Colchester on 22 February, 1927.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick J. B. Gibson
Captain of H.M.S. Fitzroy
8 Dec, 1920[1]
Succeeded by
Alfred F. B. Woodhouse
Preceded by
Francis J. H. Dawson
Captain of H.M.S. Iroquois
1 Feb, 1922[2]
Succeeded by
Arthur L. Jackson
Preceded by
Oswald T. Hodgson
Naval Assistant to the Hydrographer of the Navy
28 Oct, 1925 – 4 Aug, 1926
Succeeded by
Arthur P. M. Lewes


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 775.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 249.