Walter Seymour Carson

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Captain THE HONOURABLE Walter Seymour Carson, R.N. (11 December, 1891 – 1 March, 1946) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Second son of Lord Carson of Duncairn.

Carson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 10 August, 1914.

Carson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 10 August, 1922.

On 25 January, 1927, Carson was appointed in temporary command of H.M.S. Kia Wo, which had been involved in the Wanhsien Incident on 5 September, 1926. His tenure ended sometime that same year.

Carson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1927.

Carson was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 1 July, 1939.

Carson died "suddenly", as reported in The Times.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ronald A. Trevor
Captain of H.M.S. C 10
30 Oct, 1916 – 30 Sep, 1917
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Captain of H.M.S. H 14
30 Sep, 1917 – 12 Jun, 1918
Succeeded by
Charles V. Powel
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. H 29
13 Aug, 1918 – 18 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
Henry B. Crane
Preceded by
Robert N. Stopford
Captain of H.M.S. L 15
Jan, 1922 – Mar, 1922
Succeeded by
Andrew L. Besant
Preceded by
Andrew L. Besant
Captain of H.M.S. H 29
22 May, 1922[1] – 11 Mar, 1923
Succeeded by
Brereton R. Hooper
Preceded by
Guy D'Oyly-Hughes
Captain of H.M.S. L 54
28 May, 1923[2] – 12 Sep, 1924
Succeeded by
John D. A. Musters
Preceded by
Cecil R. E. W. Perryman
Captain of H.M.S. Cyclamen
1 Jun, 1928[3]
Succeeded by
Robert A. Startin
Preceded by
Herbert C. Mayo
Captain of H.M.S. Spey
19 May, 1931[4] – 24 May, 1933[Inference]
Succeeded by
Humphrey R. Sandwith

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 764.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 251.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 229.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 274.