John Wittewronge Clayton

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Rear-Admiral John Wittewronge Clayton, Royal Navy (21 April, 1888 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

See Also

  • Service Records
  • Wikipedia
  • "Rear-Admiral J. W. Clayton" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 17 May, 1952. Issue 52314, col E, pg. 8.

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Thomas B. Drew
Captain of H.M.S. Ambuscade
c. Mar, 1930[1] – 26 Aug, 1930
Succeeded by
Ion B. B. Tower
Preceded by
Henry P. Boxer
Captain of H.M.S. Emerald
24 Mar, 1931[2] – 1933[3]
Succeeded by
John G. Crace
Preceded by
Kenelm E. L. Creighton
Director of Navigation
1933[4] – 2 Oct, 1935[5]
Succeeded by
William G. Benn
Preceded by
Arthur N. Dowding
Captain of H.M.S. Furious
2 Jan, 1937[6] – 1938[7]
Succeeded by
The Hon. George Fraser

Footnotes

  1. Took command upon transfer to Fourth Destroyer Flotilla
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 236.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  4. "Rear-Admiral J. W. Clayton" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 17 May, 1952. Issue 52314, col E, pg. 8.
  5. Superseded that day. Benn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/66. f. 424.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 241.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.