George Christopher Spiller

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Lieutenant (retired) George Christopher Spiller, R.N. (26 January, 1872 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Spiller was promoted to the rank of Gunner on 28 September, 1899.

Spiller was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 90 on 28 March, 1913.[1]

Spiller was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 28 September, 1914.

Spiller was appointed to H.M.S. Excellent from 16 October 1919 until 2 January, 1922. In August 1921, he was found to blame for a collision between the trawler Nith and the monitor M.22.

Spiller was placed on Retired List on account of age with the rank of Lieutenant on 12 August, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Stephen Phillimore
Captain of H.M. T.B. 87
16 Aug, 1912 – 28 Mar, 1913
Succeeded by
Astley D. C. Cooper-Key
Preceded by
William H. Clark
Captain of H.M. T.B. 90
28 Mar, 1913[2] – 23 Mar, 1917
Succeeded by
James Hamilton


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401b.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401.