William Cadman

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Commander William Cadman, (1 April, 1879 – 9 July, 1917) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Yorkshire.

Cadman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1901.

Cadman was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1910.

Cadman was appointed to Vanguard as her executive officer on 1 January, 1914. He fought in her at the Battle of Jutland and died when she blew up in harbour on 9 July, 1917.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Lionel J. G. Anderson
Captain of H.M.S. Teazer
10 Nov, 1905 – 2 Jan, 1906
Succeeded by
William F. Blunt
Preceded by
Hubert S. Cardale
Captain of H.M.S. Blackwater
2 Jan, 1906 – 23 Jan, 1906
Succeeded by
Charles Tibbits
Preceded by
Osmond J. Prentis
Captain of H.M.S. Vixen
23 Jan, 1906[1] – 12 Mar, 1907
Succeeded by
Reginald C. L. Owen
Preceded by
Reginald C. L. Owen
Captain of H.M.S. Panther
12 Mar, 1907[2] – 17 Feb, 1910
Succeeded by
Arthur M. Lecky


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 395a.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 352.