Henry de Beauvoir Tupper

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Captain (retired) Henry de Beauvoir Tupper, A.M., R.N. (7 April, 1883 – 14 November, 1952) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Tupper was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1905.

Tupper was appointed in command of the destroyer Seal on 20 March, 1913.[1]

Tupper was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1913.

On 3 December, 1913, he was appointed in command of the destroyer Maori.[2]

On 22 June, 1914, Tupper was appointed in command of the destroyer Scourge.[3]

Tupper was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1917.

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Lapwing on 19 August, 1918.[4]

Tupper won the Albert Medal for Lifesaving, gazetted 21 February, 1919.

Tupper was placed on the Retired List on 1 January, 1923. He was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 7 April, 1928.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frank O'B. Wilson
Captain of H.M.S. Vixen
28 May, 1910[5] – 30 May, 1912
Succeeded by
Malcolm L. Goldsmith
Preceded by
Allan Baddeley
Captain of H.M.S. Bittern
30 Jun, 1912[6] – 4 Feb, 1913
Succeeded by
Philip G. Wodehouse
Preceded by
Allan Baddeley
Captain of H.M.S. Seal
20 Mar, 1913[7] – 3 Dec, 1913
Succeeded by
Laurence R. Palmer
Preceded by
Henry F. H. Wakefield
Captain of H.M.S. Maori
3 Dec, 1913[8] – 1 May, 1914
Succeeded by
Benjamin W. Barrow
Preceded by
George L. D. Gibbs
Captain of H.M.S. Scourge
22 Jun, 1914[9] – Sep, 1917
Succeeded by
Kenneth H. Grant
Preceded by
Henry D. Pridham-Wippell
Captain of H.M.S. Comet
15 May, 1918 – 6 Aug, 1918[10]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
William R. Leycester
Captain of H.M.S. Lapwing
19 Aug, 1918[11] – 20 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
George H. Knowles
Captain of H.M.S. Vampire
7 Jan, 1922 – 16 Nov, 1922
Succeeded by
Reginald V. Holt

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 374.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 344.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 380.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 828.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 395a.
  6. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 284.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 374.
  8. The Navy List. (May, 1914). p. 344.
  9. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 397w.
  10. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 138.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 828.