George Bowes Hutton

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search

Admiral George Bowes Hutton, Royal Navy, Retired (22 May, 1867 – 15 January, 1947) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hutton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 14 December, 1888.[1]

Hutton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1901.[2]

Captain

Hutton was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1907.[3]

In May 1910, he assumed command of the second class protected cruiser Talbot.

He was made captain of Diana on 6 January, 1914.[4] He was granted two weeks' sick leave due to gastritis from 11 November, 1914, command of the ship being temporarily entrusted to Lieutenant-Commander Charles A. Scott during that time.[5]

Great War

Hutton was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 27 October, 1918, vice Gaunt and retired at his own request on 28 October.[6]

Retirement

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 19 July, 1924,[7] and was advanced to Admiral on the Retired List on 22 February, 1928.[8]

Hutton died on 15 January, 1947 at The Cottage, Belton, near Uppingham after a short illness, at the age of seventy-nine.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur T. Dawson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 55
5 Jul, 1891[9] – 14 Aug, 1891[10]
Succeeded by
Frank Brandt
Preceded by
Francis A. R. Bowles
Captain of H.M.S. Hero
6 Mar, 1902[11] – 26 Jun, 1902[Inference]
Succeeded by
William H. Newman
Preceded by
Hubert S. Cardale
Captain of H.M.S. Leven
14 Jul, 1904[12]
Succeeded by
Percy Pitts
Preceded by
John P. Rolleston
Captain of H.M.S. Repulse
16 Jan, 1909[13][14] – 24 May, 1910[15]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Bertram M. Chambers
Captain of H.M.S. Talbot
24 May, 1910[16] – 4 Mar, 1911[17]
Succeeded by
Frederick A. Powlett
Preceded by
Harold G. Innes
Captain of H.M.S. Vindictive
4 Mar, 1911[18][19] – 12 Jun, 1911[20]
Succeeded by
Harold G. Innes
Preceded by
John F. E. Green
Captain of H.M.S. Forte
12 Apr, 1911[21][22] – 4 Jun, 1913[23]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
James R. P. Hawksley
Captain of H.M.S. Diana
6 Jan, 1914[24][25] – Sep, 1917[26]
Succeeded by
Charles A. Scott
Preceded by
Henry L. Tottenham
as Rear-Admiral Commanding, Cruiser Squadron E
Senior Officer, Cruiser Force E
16 Feb, 1915[27]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Horace L. A. Hood
as Rear-Admiral Commanding, Eleventh Cruiser Squadron
Preceded by
William J. S. Alderson
as Captain-in-Charge of the Western Coast Guard District
Rear-Admiral-in-Charge of the Western Coast Guard District
1 Apr, 1918[28] – 1 Apr, 1919[29]
Succeeded by
?
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25886. p. 7272. 21 December, 1888.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 27393. p. 3. 3 January, 1902.
  3. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 28034. p. 4433. 28 June, 1907.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 303.
  5. Hutton Service Record. *The National Archives. ADM 196/42.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 30992. p. 13001. 5 November, 1918.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 32959. p. 5638. 25 July, 1924.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 33362. p. 1494. 2 March, 1928.
  9. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  10. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  11. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 268.
  12. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  13. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 366.
  15. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  16. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  17. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  18. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  19. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 394a.
  20. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  21. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  22. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 316.
  23. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  24. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  25. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 393b.
  26. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  27. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89. f. 1.
  28. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 318.
  29. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89. f. 1.