Francis Goodyere Dineley

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Commander Francis Goodyere Dineley, R.N. (18 July, 1865 – 4 April, 1908) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Richmond, Surrey.

Dineley was discharged from Britannia in December 1880 when he was found to be "a ringleader in fighting against Cadets of Lower Term." He was deprived of all time gained but was permitted to remain in the service.

Dineley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 January, 1889.

Dineley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1901.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Bullfinch
before 21 Jul, 1899
Succeeded by
John A. Duncan
Preceded by
Frederick S. Pelham
Captain of H.M.S. Dryad
7 Dec, 1899[1] – 31 Dec, 1901
Succeeded by
Charles P. R. Coode
Preceded by
William De Salis
Captain of H.M.S. Orion
1 Jul, 1904[2]
Succeeded by
Edward M. Bennett


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 248.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 351.