Category:William Tennant (Royal Navy officer)

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William Tennant 
Vice Admiral Tennant 1945 IWM A 29072.jpg
Royal Navy admiral
Date of birth 2 January 1890
Upton upon Severn
Date of death 26 July 1963
Country of citizenship
Award received
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  • Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
  • legionnaire of Legion of Merit
  • Legion of Merit
  • Officer of the Legion of Honour
Authority control
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English: Admiral Sir William George "Bill" Tennant KCB CBE MVO DL (2 January 1890 – 26 July 1963) was a British naval officer. He was lauded for overseeing the successful evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940. Tennant subsequently served as captain of the battlecruiser HMS Repulse, when it searched for German capital ships in the Atlantic.