Sydney Harold Tennyson

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Commander (retired) Sydney Harold Tennyson (24 July, 1877 – 23 March, 1950) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of a Captain J. Tennyson.

Tennyson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1899.

Tennyson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1907.

Tennyson was promoted to the rank of Acting Commander on 7 April, 1915.

Tennyson was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander on 3 March, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Percy W. Pontifex
Captain of H.M.S. Chamois
20 Oct, 1903[1] – 26 Sep, 1904
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Reginald M. R. West
Captain of H.M.S. Gossamer
1 Jan, 1910[2] – 15 Jan, 1912
Succeeded by
John F. H. Cole


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 294.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 321.