Cyril Peel

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Captain Cyril Peel, R.N. (8 July, 1876 – 8 November, 1918) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Corwall.

Peel was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in May, 1898.

Peel was promoted to the rank of Commander in June, 1909.

Peel was promoted to the rank of Captain in November, 1916.

Peel was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Amphitrite in March, 1918.

Peel was admitted to hospital with influenza on 3 November, 1918 and died of pneumonia on 8 November, 1918.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis H. M. Jackson
Captain of H.M.S. Defiance
8 Jul, 1915[1] – Nov, 1917
Succeeded by
Ronald Howard
Preceded by
Lockhart Leith
Captain of H.M.S. Princess Margaret
5 Nov, 1917 – Jan, 1918
Succeeded by
Harry H. Smyth
Preceded by
Harry H. Smyth
Captain of H.M.S. Amphitrite
late Mar, 1918 – 3 Nov, 1918
Succeeded by
Reginald J. N. Watson


  1. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393.