Howard Vernon Percy Weston

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Lieutenant-Commander (emergency) Howard Vernon Percy Weston, R.N. (23 April, 1884 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Greenfields.

Weston was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1904.

Weston refused to take up an appointment as first officer in Espiegle on 6 September, 1910. His name was removed from the Navy List on 1 November, and his attempt to re-enter was refused on 10 February, 1911, as was his attempt to resign.

Weston checked in from Vancouver on 17 October 1914 to offer his services, and was informed that he would be accepted if he returned home. He left New York in S.S. Adriatic on 28 October and was placed on the Emergency List and was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 107 on 14 November, 1914.[1] He was also promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander, dated 15 July, 1912.

In January, 1915 T.B. 107 collided with something and grounded. Weston was warned by the Commander-in-Chief, Devonport to be more careful in future.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Leopold A. Bernays
Captain of H.M. T.B. 65
14 Jul, 1904
Succeeded by
Samuel J. Merritt
Preceded by
Gerald H. Thomson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 107
14 Nov, 1914[2] – 25 Feb, 1915[3][4]
Succeeded by
Michael Horrigan

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401b.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401b.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401b.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401a.