Henry Brooke Anson

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Commander Henry Brooke Anson, R.N. (7 December, 1852 – 13 February, 1924) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Anson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 January, 1877.

Anson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1893.

Anson was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Captain on 7 December, 1902.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alfred W. Paget
Captain of H.M.S. Starling
9 Jan, 1890[1]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Henry J. Oldfield
Captain of H.M.S. Britomart
9 Jan, 1890[2]
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 255.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 207.