Ernest Stevenson

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Captain (retired) Ernest Stevenson, O.B.E., R.N. (17 August, 1874 – 29 June, 1925) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in London.

Stevenson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1897.

Stevenson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1908.

He was appointed command of the Pelorus.

Stevenson was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain upon the expiration of his foreign service leave on 31 March, 1923.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John K. Laird
Captain of H.M.S. Success
21 Jul, 1903 – 20 Aug, 1903
Succeeded by
Loftus W. Jones
Preceded by
Sidney J. Meyrick
Captain of H.M.S. Havock
14 Jul, 1904 – 11 Oct, 1904
Succeeded by
Charles W. Cock
Preceded by
Cyril Asser
Captain of H.M.S. Fame
11 Oct, 1904[1] – 20 Mar, 1906
Succeeded by
James C. S. Hughes
Preceded by
Spencer R. S. Richards
Captain of H.M.S. Virago
20 Mar, 1906[2] – 24 Jan, 1910[3][4]
Succeeded by
Charles A. Fremantle
Preceded by
Basil J. D. Guy
Captain of H.M.S. Otter
Jan, 1910 – 29 Jul, 1910
Succeeded by
Charles L. Lambe
Preceded by
Frederick D. Gilpin-Brown
Captain of H.M.S. Jupiter
6 Jun, 1911 – 1 Aug, 1911
Succeeded by
Cole C. Fowler
Preceded by
Peter W. E. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Pelorus
14 Nov, 1913[5]
Succeeded by
Charles T. Borrett
Preceded by
Albert E. House
King's Harbour Master and Naval Executive Officer, Wei-hai-Wei
31 Mar, 1920 – 7 Nov, 1922
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 313.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 394a.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 394a.
  4. Fremantle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 441.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396j.