Henry Berwick Crane

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Captain Henry Berwick Crane, C.B.E, R.N. (19 June, 1894 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Charles Arnold Crane, Esq., gentleman gained one month's time on passing out of the Training Establishment on 15 January, 1912 and becoming a Midshipman.

Crane was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1916, which was later adjusted to 15 May, 1916.

Post-War

Crane was appointed in command of the submarine H 44 on 4 November, 1920.[1]

Crane was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1924.

Crane was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1929.

Crane was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1937.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alexander L. P. Mark-Wardlaw
Captain of H.M.S. F 3
6 Aug, 1918 – 31 Dec, 1918
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Captain of S.M.S. UC 59
31 Dec, 1918 – 7 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Hugh R. Marrack
Captain of H.M.S. E 51
11 Feb, 1919 – 14 Oct, 1919
Succeeded by
Charles E. A. W. Cox
Preceded by
The Hon. Walter S. Carson
Captain of H.M.S. H 29
14 Oct, 1919 – Nov, 1919
Succeeded by
Oliver North
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. H 44
4 Nov, 1920[2] – 10 Aug, 1921
Succeeded by
Alexander S. Hutchinson
Preceded by
Harry P. K. Oram
Captain of H.M.S. H 27
25 Aug, 1923[3] – 7 Sep, 1924
Succeeded by
Robert S. Barry
Preceded by
Patrick S. J. Ponsonby
Captain of H.M.S. L 8
10 Aug, 1925[4]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Edward G. Stanley
Captain of H.M.S. L 71
19 Nov, 1926[5] – 9 Feb, 1928
Succeeded by
Christopher de S. Brock
Preceded by
John G. Sutton
Captain of H.M.S. Fermoy
12 Apr, 1930[6] – 29 Dec, 1931
Succeeded by
Reginald M. Servaes
Preceded by
Guy L'E. M. Sturges
Captain of H.M.S. Glorious
27 Dec, 1934 – 1 May, 1935[7]
Succeeded by
Henry C. Rawlings
Preceded by
John B. E. Hall
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
4 Nov, 1937 – 12 Mar, 1938
Succeeded by
Charles E. Lambe
Preceded by
Charles M. Blackman
Captain of H.M.S. Montrose
24 Sep, 1938 – 1938
Succeeded by
Henry T. W. Pawsey
Preceded by
Alexander C. G. Madden
Captain of H.M.S. Birmingham
Dec, 1941 – 6 Sep, 1943
Succeeded by
Herbert W. Williams

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 782a.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 782a.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 243.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 250.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 251.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 239.
  7. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.