Cyril Francis Tower

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Commander Cyril Francis Tower, O.B.E., M.V.O. (15 July, 1898 – ) served in the Royal Navy. He was the son of Cyril Everard Tower.

Life & Career

Admitted for fourteen days to Granton Naval Hospital to be treated for influenza on 4 October 1918. He was found fit on 11 December.

Tower was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1919.

Tower was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1927.

Tower was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1933.

Tower was placed on the Retired List on account of age on 15 July, 1948.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Harold W. Seaman
Captain of H.M.S. Rowena
22 Aug, 1929 – 15 May, 1930
Succeeded by
Peter G. L. Cazalet
Preceded by
Bernard A. W. Warburton-Lee
Captain of H.M.S. Vanessa
12 Jun, 1930[1] – 2 May, 1932
Succeeded by
John H. Plumer
Preceded by
Angus McD. Harvey
Captain of H.M.S. Sutton
9 Jul, 1932 – 3 Jan, 1934
Succeeded by
William H. Thurlby
Preceded by
George V. B. Faulkner
Captain of H.M.S. Escapade
28 Jul, 1938 – c. 1939
Succeeded by
Harry R. Graham
Preceded by
Peter G. L. Cazalet
Captain of H.M.S. Hero
12 Jun, 1939 – 10 Mar, 1940
Succeeded by
Hilary W. Biggs


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 277.