Conyers Lang

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Captain (retired) Conyers Lang, (25 August, 1852 – 5 September, 1917) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Gazetted on 25 November 1873 for being wounded in the Ashanti War.

Lang was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 March, 1874.

Lang was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1890.

He was invalided from command of the Archer on the China Station with chronic liver disease in August, 1895.

Lang was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 28 January, 1899.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Adolphus F. St. Clair
Captain of H.M.S. Mersey
2 Feb, 1894 – 10 Feb, 1894
Succeeded by
John Ingles
Preceded by
Reginald W. S. Rogers
Captain of H.M.S. Archer
1 Nov, 1894 – 26 Aug, 1895
Succeeded by
Charles E. Kingsmill
Preceded by
Richard N. Gresley
Captain of H.M.S. Medusa
28 Jan, 1896[1] – 28 Jan, 1899
Succeeded by
Augustus L. K. Knapton


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 270.