Henry Chapman Alcock

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Commander Henry Chapman Alcock, R.N. (22 August, 1877 – 26 March, 1925) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Llandudno, Wales.

Alcock was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1899.[1]

Alcock was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1907.

Having recently been described as "not without ability, but lazy and lacking in Enterprise," Alcock was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 22 December, 1919.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Bernhard A. Pratt-Barlow
Captain of H.M.S. Contest
3 Jan, 1905[2] – 27 Nov, 1905
Succeeded by
Fitzroy H. Hall
Preceded by
Percy G. Brown
Captain of H.M.S. Circe
6 Apr, 1912[3] – 6 Mar, 1914
Succeeded by
Francis P. Saunders
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Veronica
18 Jul, 1915[4] – 2 May, 1917
Succeeded by
Reginald Gregory


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 2.
  2. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 295.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1914). p. 294.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 398y.