Francis Baker Favell

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Captain Francis Baker Favell, R.N., Retired (13 September, 1879 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of a civil engineer, Favell was born in Whitley. His younger brother Ernest Torre Favell would also serve in the Royal Navy, and die in H.M.S. Pathfinder in September, 1914.

Francis Favell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1901.

Favell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1909.

Favell was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1914.


Favell was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 19 May, 1926.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Algernon H. C. Candy
Captain of H.M. T.B. 76
10 Jul, 1900
Succeeded by
Mervyn P. T. Smith
Preceded by
Reginald C. L. Owen
Captain of H.M.S. Sunfish
21 Jun, 1905 – 23 Sep, 1905
Succeeded by
Arthur N. Gouldsmith
Preceded by
Arthur N. Gouldsmith
Captain of H.M.S. Sturgeon
23 Sep, 1905 – 3 Oct, 1905
Succeeded by
John A. Fellows
Preceded by
Reginald J. N. Watson
Captain of H.M.S. Monarch
26 May, 1924[1] – 15 Jun, 1924
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 256.