Stephen Hewitt Sutton Moxly

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Commander (retired) Stephen Hewitt Sutton Moxly, R.N. (11 April, 1886 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy. His second name was actually spelled "Hewit" (or known to be such) from November, 1905).

Life & Career

The son of Reverend J. H. S. Moxly was born in Barbados.

Moxly was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 November, 1906.

Moxly was appointed Lieutenant & Commander of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 34 on 10 October, 1912.[1]

Moxly was appointed in command of the destroyer Express on 3 February, 1914.[2]

Moxly was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 November, 1914.


Moxly was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander on 22 December, 1926.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur D. W. Smith
Captain of H.M. T.B. 34
10 Oct, 1912[3] – Feb, 1914
Succeeded by
William G. A. Shuttleworth
Preceded by
Clive Phillipps-Wolley
Captain of H.M.S. Express
3 Feb, 1914[4] – 30 Jan, 1916
Succeeded by
Charles T. A. Bunbury
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Crocus
16 Feb, 1916[5] – 22 Oct, 1916
Succeeded by
George M. Skinner
Preceded by
Robin W. M. Lloyd
Captain of H.M.S. Berberis
10 Apr, 1918[6] – 27 Jun, 1919
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 399.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 316.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 400.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394c.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 393k.
  6. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 740.