Submarine Commanding Officers

Submarine Commanding Officers

This community seeks to remember all those who commanded submarines of the Royal Navy or Empire navies during the First World War and up to the end of 1921. It also includes those with pre-war submarine command experience who contributed to the naval war. Among these officers there were 6 awards of the Victoria Cross, and over 85 awards of the DSO or DSC. Around a fifth of those in this community lost their lives during WW1, and of the survivors at least 20 went on to reach Flag rank. This community is work in progress and any corrections or suggested additions would be welcomed by: gerrycostellofww @ [remove spaces]

Created by: Gerry59140

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  • Profile picture for John Francis Tryon

    Born 1891

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy Naval Cadet

    Royal Navy Midshipman HMS Inflexible

    Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant

  • Born 1886

    Died 1965

    Royal Navy Lieutenant-Commander

    Royal Navy Commander

  • Profile picture for Arthur Walter Forbes

    Born 1892

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy Lieutenant Submarine H5

  • Profile picture for Alfred Edward Whitehouse

    Born 1888

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy Sub-Lieutenant

    Royal Navy Lieutenant

    Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander HM Submarine "L.10"

  • Profile picture for Robert Crosby Halahan

    Born 1885

    Died 1916

    Royal Navy Naval Cadet

    Royal Navy Midshipman HMS Crecy

    Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant