Henry William Allen Adams
Life & Career
Born in Cork.
As early as 1904, he was diagnosed with anemic dyspepsia.
Adams was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1906.
On 12 January, 1907, Adams was sent to Mercury for instruction in submarines. His health was again causing issues, and on 10 August, 1908 it was declared that he was not fit enough for submarine service, and so reverted to general service. He was eventually sent to Latona on 1 October, 1909
Adams was retired as unfit on 10 February, 1910.
Adams was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1914. On 4 February, 1915, he commenced work assisting the District Captain of the Southampton Coast Guard. This ended on 21 January, 1919.
Adams was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) in recognition of services rendered during the war, dated 11 November, 1918.
World War II
Very briefly on the books, assisting in the fitting out of Spartiate and something about gunnery at Clyde in September 1939.
William J. Foster
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 26
18 Nov, 1905 – 1 Nov, 1906
Philip A. Warre
- The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 399.