Frank Conway Peet

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Lieutenant Frank Conway Peet, R.N. (30 August, 1891 – 31 October, 1918) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Arthur W. Peet, Esq., retired Conservator of the Indian Forest Service.

Peet served in Invincible from February 1913 until being appointed to Centurion on 22 August, 1913.

Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 January, 1914, Peet continued to serve in Centurion through the Battle of Jutland. On 25 June, 1916 he was ordered to report to the Admiralty.

On 5 July, he was appointed to the Acasta. He served in her just over a year when he received his first command appointment in P18 on 16 August, 1917.

Peet commanded two destroyers until being appointed to join Rocket on 21 October, 1918. He died of pneumonia following influenza just ten days later.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Harold S. Gillett
Captain of H.M.S. P18
16 Aug, 1917[1] – 7 Jan, 1918
Succeeded by
Ernest Beeley
Preceded by
Frederick B. Noble
Captain of H.M.S. Lark
7 Jan, 1918 – 14 Sep, 1918
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Ralph V. Eyre
Captain of H.M.S. Vittoria
18 Sep, 1918 – 14 Oct, 1918
Succeeded by
Vernon Hammersley-Heenan


  1. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396d.