Henry Harris

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Commander Henry Harris, (2 February, 1851 – 6 February, 1893) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Harris was ranked nineteenth in order of merit of thirty-six candidates accepted as first-class Naval Cadets following the entrance examinations of December, 1864.[1]

Harris was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 8 October, 1874.

Harris was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1891.

Harris was appointed to H.M.S. Nelson, the Guard Ship at Portsmouth on 10 January, 1893, but died of pneumonia at Haslar Hospital less than one month later.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George H. Cherry
Captain of H.M.S. Firefly
7 Jan, 1889[2] – 31 Dec, 1891
Succeeded by
Reginald P. Cochran


  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Dec 14, 1864; pg. 10; Issue 25055.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 220.