Arthur Trevor Dawson
Life & Career
At the examinations for naval cadetships in June 1879, Dawson placed seventh out of thirty-seven successful candidates.
Dawson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 20 November, 1887.
Dawson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 20 November, 1895.
Dawson resigned his commission on 21 February, 1896 and joined Vickers as ordnance superintendent. He would become a director in 1898, and then a managing director in 1906.
Dawson was knighted by the King on 13 November, 1909, retroactively effective to 9 November.
Dawson was promoted to the rank of temporary Commander on 3 March, 1915 while retained on Admiralty service.
Dawson was promoted to the rank of Commander on the Emergency List on 11 November, 1918.
Dawson was created a Baronet for public service in connection with Home Office, War Office and Admiralty, gazetted 30 December, 1919.
The Hon. Stanley C. J. Colville
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 55
22 Jul, 1890 – Sep, 1890
George B. Hutton
- "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 25 June, 1879. Issue 29603, col E, p. 7.
- "Naval Intelligence". The Times. Friday, 19 July, 1890. Issue 33068, col C, p. 12.