Frederic William Clarkson

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Lieutenant-Commander Frederic William Clarkson, (6 October, 1883 – 15 October, 1914) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Clarkson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1904.

Clarkson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1912.

Clarkson was appointed to the first class protected cruiser H.M.S. Hawke on 18 June, 1913 and died when she was torpedoed by U 9 on 15 October, 1914.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles W. E. Whish
Captain of H.M.S. Wizard
15 Jan, 1910[1] – 30 Oct, 1911
Succeeded by
Lionel G. Dawson
Preceded by
Frank G. Terry
Captain of H.M.S. Cynthia
31 Oct, 1911[2] – Feb, 1913
Succeeded by
Christopher J. F. Eddis


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 397a.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 298.