Thomas Harvey Royse

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Vice-Admiral Thomas Harvey Royse, R.N., (16 December, 1835 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Royse commanded the turret ram Hotspur in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1890. His ship was part of Fleet Number 1 playing the role of the Royal Navy fending off attacks on British trade routes.[1]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Orion
18 Apr, 1885[2]
Succeeded by
James A. T. Bruce
Preceded by
James G. Mead
Captain of H.M.S. Hotspur
1 Sep, 1888[3] – late 1890
Succeeded by
John E. Stokes


  1. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 221.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 222.