FitzRoy Evelyn Patrick Hutton

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Rear-Admiral (retired) Fitzroy Evelyn Patrick Hutton, C.B. (16 January, 1894 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hutton gained four months' time on passing out of the Training Establishment.

Hutton was awarded the Goodenough Medal for 1914.

Appointed to Dartmouth on 6 May 1914. Hutton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1915 and left Dartmouth for an appointment as first lieutenant in M.31.

Appointed to Christopher in September 1916. Superseded 26 April, 1917.

Appointed to Excellent on 4 June, 1917 for a Long Course in Gunnery, Hutton was awarded the Commander Egerton Prize for 1917. He stayed on at Excellent after completing his course in January 1918, joining the Experimental section in March.


Hutton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1923.

Hutton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1927.

Hutton was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1933.

World War II

Hutton was appointed in command of the battleship Warspite in March, 1942.

Hutton was placed on the Retired List on 12 January, 1943.

Hutton reverted to the Retired List and was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 July, 1946.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Penelope
25 Aug, 1936[1] – 25 Aug, 1939
Succeeded by
Gerald D. Yates
Preceded by
Charles T. Addis
Captain of H.M.S. Hermes
25 Aug, 1939[2] – 4 Jun, 1940
Succeeded by
Richard F. J. Onslow
Preceded by
Douglas B. Fisher
Captain of H.M.S. Warspite
27 Mar, 1942 – 23 Mar, 1943
Succeeded by
Herbert A. Packer


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 262.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.