George Latham Blacker Bennett

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Captain (retired) George Latham Blacker Bennett, (17 May, 1853 – 7 April, 1925) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Bennett was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 28 December, 1877.

Bennett was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1892.

Bennett was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain in October, 1902.

From 1915 onward in the Great War, Bennett assisted the Chief Censor before reverted to the Retired List on 17 October, 1917.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Widgeon
13 May, 1890[1] – 11 Jan, 1892
Succeeded by
William J. Scullard
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Gleaner
21 Jul, 1892[2] – 8 Sep, 1892
Succeeded by
Leslie C. Stuart
Preceded by
Francis G. De Lisle
Captain of H.M.S. Scout
17 Feb, 1898[3]
Succeeded by
William F. De Salis


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 267.
  2. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 16, 1892; pg. 17; Issue 33692.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 295.