William Eric Banks

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Captain William Eric Banks, R.N., (17 July, 1900 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gilbert P. Claridge
Captain of H.M.S. Perseus
10 Jan, 1935[1]
Succeeded by
Peter Q. Roberts
Preceded by
Hugo M. C. Ionides
Captain of H.M.S. Clyde
21 Feb, 1938 – 3 Feb, 1940
Succeeded by
Richard L. S. Gaisford
Preceded by
Edward A. Aylmer
as Captain (S), First Submarine Flotilla
Commander (S), First Submarine Flotilla
c. 1938
Succeeded by
Sydney M. Raw
Preceded by
Harold G. Bowerman
Captain of H.M.S. Douglas
Feb, 1941 – 20 Apr, 1942
Succeeded by
Robert B. S. Tennant
Preceded by
Stephen H. Norris
Captain of H.M.S. Firedrake
4 May, 1942 – 1 Sep, 1942
Succeeded by
Eric H. Tilden
Preceded by
Francis J. Butler
Captain of H.M.S. Achilles
Jan, 1946[2] – 1947[3]
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 262.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.