Hugh Powell Evan Tudor Williams

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Captain Hugh Powell Evan Tudor Williams (20 July, 1874 – 15 October, 1914) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Williams was granted the Royal Humane Society's Bronze Medal and Certificate for saving live on 1 August, 1895.

Williams was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 February, 1896.

Williams was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1906.

Williams was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1913.

Williams was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Hawke on 1 August, 1914.[1]

He died, with all but seventy of his crew, when Hawke was torpedoed by U 9 on 15 October, 1914.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George T. Wingfield
Assistant to the Director of Naval Ordnance
1 Nov, 1907 – 17 Feb, 1909
Succeeded by
Ernest A. Taylor
Preceded by
Walter H. Cowan
Captain of H.M.S. Cressy
31 Oct, 1911 – 9 Jan, 1912
Succeeded by
William F. Blunt
Preceded by
Hubert Lynes
Captain of H.M.S. Cadmus
9 Jan, 1912[3] – 14 Feb, 1914
Succeeded by
Hugh D. Marryat
Preceded by
Edward H. Rymer
Captain of H.M.S. Hawke
1 Aug, 1914[4] – 15 Oct, 1914[5]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 327.
  2. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 27.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 290.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 327.
  5. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 27.