John William Leopold McClintock

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Vice-Admiral John William Leopold McClintock, C.B., D.S.O., Royal Navy (26 July, 1874 – 23 March, 1929) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In May of 1904, McClintock was serving as Lieutenant (G) in Jupiter.[1]

McClintock was promoted to the rank of Commander on 1 January, 1905.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1912.[3]

McClintock was appointed to command the Queen on 22 January, 1914 as flag captain to Vice-Admiral commanding Second and Third Fleets.[4]

He was appointed to command of the new battleship Lord Nelson on 30 April, 1914.[5]

Great War

He was appointed in command of Dreadnought on 19 July, 1916.[6]

He was appointed in command of King George V on 1 December, 1916.[7]

Post-War

McClintock was appointed an Additional Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 1 January, 1919.[8] He succeeded Captain Frederic C. Dreyer as Director of Naval Artillery and Torpedo on 1 February, 1919.[9]

He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 July, 1922, vice Brown.[10]

McClintock was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 3 August, 1927, vice Woollcombe.[11]

Bibliography

  • "Vice-Admiral J. W. L. McClintock" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 25 March, 1929. Issue 45160, col C, p. 17.

Service Records


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Harry M. K. Betty
Captain of H.M.S. Diadem
11 Jul, 1911[12][13] – 9 May, 1912[14]
Succeeded by
Charles P. Beaty-Pownall
Preceded by
Hugh F. P. Sinclair
as Assistant Director of the Mobilisation Division
Assistant Director of the Mobilisation Department
1 Aug, 1912[15] – 22 Jan, 1914[16]
Succeeded by
Wyndham L. Bamber
Preceded by
Adolphus H. Williamson
Captain of H.M.S. Queen
22 Jan, 1914[17][18] – 30 Apr, 1914
Succeeded by
Herbert A. Adam
Preceded by
Rowland Nugent
Captain of H.M.S. Lord Nelson
30 Apr, 1914[19][20] – 19 Jul, 1916[21]
Succeeded by
Robert N. Bax
Preceded by
William J. S. Alderson
Captain of H.M.S. Dreadnought
19 Jul, 1916[22] – 1 Dec, 1916[23]
Succeeded by
Arthur C. S. H. D'Aeth
Preceded by
Vincent B. Molteno
Captain of H.M.S. King George V
1 Dec, 1916[24][25] – 5 Apr, 1918
Succeeded by
Alexander V. Campbell
Preceded by
Herbert W. Richmond
Captain of H.M.S. Conqueror
9 Apr, 1918[26][27]c. 19 May, 1918[28]
Succeeded by
John R. Segrave
Preceded by
John R. Segrave
Captain of H.M.S. Conqueror
10 Jun, 1918[29] – 11 Jan, 1919[30]
Succeeded by
John R. Segrave
Preceded by
Frederic C. Dreyer
Director of Gunnery and Torpedoes
1 Feb, 1919[31]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
A. Gordon Smith
Commodore-in-Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth
30 Oct, 1920[32] – 17 Aug, 1922[33]
Succeeded by
Cyril S. Townsend
Preceded by
George H. Baird
Director of the Mobilisation Department
25 Jan, 1923[34]
Succeeded by
Rudolf M. Burmester
Preceded by
Sir Alfred Ernle Montacute Chatfield
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Third Cruiser Squadron
18 Dec, 1924[35] – 22 Jan, 1927[36]
Succeeded by
Hugh D. Hamilton
Preceded by
Richard Webb
President of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich
27 Feb, 1929[37] – 23 Mar, 1929[38]
Succeeded by
William H. D. Boyle
 

Footnotes

  1. Joint Report of the Mediterranean and Channel Committees on Methods of Controlling Gun Fire in Action at The National Archives. ADM 1/7758, p. 10.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 27750. p. 25. 3 January, 1905.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 28623. p. 4748. 2 July, 1912.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 363.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 350.
  6. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. p. 459.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 394x.
  8. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 31099. p. 106. 1 January, 1919.
  9. Naval Staff of the Admiralty. C.B. 3013. p. 123.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 32728. p. 5201. 11 July, 1922.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 33300. p. 5105. 5 August, 1927.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 300.
  13. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  14. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  15. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  16. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 363.
  18. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  19. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395o.
  20. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  21. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  22. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  23. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  24. The Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 394x.
  25. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  26. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 763.
  27. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  28. Temporarily replaced by Segrave. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  29. Presumably, resuming his tenure. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  30. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  31. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  32. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  33. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  34. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 236.
  35. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 236.
  36. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 236.
  37. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 236.
  38. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 236.