Richard Taylor White

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search

Captain Richard Taylor White, (29 January, 1908 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

As with many men born c. 1899 or later, his Service Records at The National Archives do not reflect activity between 1931 and 1939 or so.

Life & Career

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John T. Lean
Captain of H.M.S. Antelope
24 Sep, 1938[1] – 26 Feb, 1941[2]
Succeeded by
Roger B. N. Hicks
Preceded by
Royston H. Wright
Captain of H.M.S. Beagle
Feb, 1941[3] – 16 Feb, 1942[4]
Succeeded by
Ralph C. Medley
Preceded by
Lionel P. Skipwith
Captain of H.M.S. Tartar
17 Feb, 1942[5] – 28 Apr, 1942[6]
Succeeded by
St. John R. J. Tyrwhitt
Preceded by
Harry R. Graham
Captain of H.M.S. Zulu
28 Apr, 1942[7] – 14 Sep, 1942[8]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
William R. C. Leggatt
Captain of H.M.S. Despatch
Apr, 1944[9]
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 256.
  2. page on the ship.
  3. page on the ship.
  4. page on the ship.
  5. page on the ship.
  6. page on the ship.
  7. page on the ship.
  8. page on the ship.
  9. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.