George William Gubbins

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Commander George William Gubbins, R.N., Retired (24 August, 1854 – 5 September, 1923) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Gubbins was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 8 December, 1879.

Gubbins was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Commander on 24 August, 1899.

Gubbins was reverted to Retired List on 31 July 1918, having exhibited signs of hemiplegia in late April.

Gubbins died on 5 September 1923 of a cerebral hemorrhage and "recurrent attack of coma."

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James M. Caulfield
Captain of H.M.S. Jaseur
8 Jul, 1896 – 12 Jan, 1897
Succeeded by
Arthur Barry
Preceded by
Percival H. Warleigh
Captain of H.M.S. Magnificent
27 Oct, 1916[1] – 15 Jul, 1917
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Francis H. Mitchell
Captain of H.M.S. Exmouth
4 Jan, 1917 – 1 Jul, 1917
Succeeded by
William P. Lodder
Preceded by
Raymond A. Nugent
Captain of H.M.S. Albemarle
15 Jul, 1917[2] – 31 Jul, 1918
Succeeded by
Pieter G. V. Van der Byl


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395z.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 391f.