Winstanley Robert Coverdale Moorsom

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Captain (retired) Winstanley Robert Coverdale Moorsom, O.B.E. (16 July, 1878 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Moorsom was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1900.

Moorsom was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1913.

Moorsom was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Captain on 16 July 1924.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George N. Tomlin
Captain of H.M.S. Harrier
13 Jan, 1914[1] – 20 Oct, 1914[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
Alfred C. Dewar
Preceded by
Francis C. Brown
Captain of H.M.S. Skirmisher
8 Jun, 1916
Succeeded by
Archibald Cochrane
Preceded by
Morshead B. Baillie-Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Orama
18 Aug, 1917 – 19 Oct, 1917[2]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Wilfred A. Thompson
Captain of H.M.S. Roberts
31 Aug, 1918 – 30 Sep, 1918
Succeeded by
Bolton M. Eyres-Monsell
Preceded by
Bolton M. Eyres-Monsell
Captain of H.M.S. Glowworm
30 Sep, 1918 – 11 Oct, 1918
Succeeded by
Austin C. Ackland


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1914). p. 324b.
  2. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 107.