David William Shafto Douglas

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Lieutenant-Commander David William Shafto Douglas, (1 July, 1883 – 31 May, 1916) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Douglas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1904.

Douglas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1912.

Douglas was appointed to the armoured cruiser H.M.S. Black Prince on 9 August, 1915 as Gunnery Officer and died when she was lost at the Battle of Jutland.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alldin U. Moore
Captain of H.M. T.B. 55
21 Jul, 1903[1] – 18 Aug, 1903
Succeeded by
David de B. Stocks


  1. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.