Horatio Walcott Colomb

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Commander Horatio Walcott Colomb, (18 September, 1871 – 1922) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Colomb was mentioned in Admiral Seymour's despatches of the Boxer Rebellion. Then a Lieutenant in H.M.S. Endymion, Colomb was twice slightly wounded on different days. He had charge of Lofa Station Fort, defended it against various attacks, and showed good judgment while in separate command.

Colomb taught a course in the yacht Paulina attached to Vernon in the Great War before reverting to the Retired List on 3 January 1917.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Raymond A. Nugent
Captain of H.M.S. Spitfire
18 Jun, 1897[1]
Succeeded by
Raymond A. Nugent


  1. Colomb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/202. f. ?.