John Graeme Hay Steedman

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search

Commander (retired) John Graeme Hay Steedman, R.N. (20 June, 1893 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Steedman passed out of Royal Naval College, Dartmouth in April, 1910 tied for 48th in rank of 77 cadets in marks on the Part I examination.[1]

Steedman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1916.

Steedman was appointed in command of the submarine H 32 on 17 March, 1920.[2]

Steedman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 March, 1924.

Steedman was lent to the R.A.F. for a short flying course on 10 August, 1925.

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 April, 1931, Steedman was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 20 June, 1933.

World War II

In December, 1939, appointed to the staff of the Flag Officer in Charge, Clyde. This eventually altered to Glasgow, where he was the Assistant Shipyard Liaison Officer. This work continued through the end of the war.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. E 56
6 Jan, 1916 – 21 Nov, 1917
Succeeded by
Claud L. Y. Dering
Preceded by
John H. Owen
Captain of H.M.S. H 1
5 Aug, 1918 – 21 Aug, 1918
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Theodore F. A. Voysey
Captain of H.M.S. C 8
21 Aug, 1918 – 4 Jun, 1919
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Ernest G. Ebblewhite
Captain of H.M.S. H 23
10 Oct, 1919 – early 1920[3]
Succeeded by
Lancelot V. Donne
Preceded by
Walter A. C. Dickson
Captain of H.M.S. H 32
17 Mar, 1920[4] – 15 Apr, 1921
Succeeded by
Gerald A. Garnons-Williams


  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Apr 30, 1910; pg. 5; Issue 39260.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 782a.
  3. left when sub reduced
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 782a.