Leslie Creery Stuart

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Rear-Admiral Leslie Creery Stuart, C.M.G., M.V.O., Royal Navy (18 October, 1851 – 1 November, 1908) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Stuart was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1875.[1]

Stuart was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1889.[2]

Stuart was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1895, aged forty-three years, eight months, and twelve days.[3]

For his services in Samoa, on 1 January, 1900 Stuart was appointed a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.).[4]

On the occasion of the King's visit to Malta Stuart was appointed a Member of the Fourth Class of the Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) on 27 April, 1903.[5]

In April 1902, he commissioned and served as captain of the battleship Vengeance until 4 April, 1905 when he undertook a month-long stint as captain of Barfleur.[6]

In July of 1903, Admiral Domvile, C-in-C Mediterranean, noted that Stuart was "[r]ather too elderly for a Battleship on this Station."[7]

Stuart was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral dated 1 April, 1906.[8] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 15 June, 1908.[9]

Bibliography

  • "Rear-Admiral Stuart" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 3 November, 1908. Issue 38794, col D, p. 11.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George L. B. Bennett
Captain of H.M.S. Gleaner
11 Jul, 1893[10][11] – 28 Aug, 1893[12]
Succeeded by
Robert G. Fraser
Preceded by
Edward H. Bayly
Captain of H.M.S. Mohawk
1 Jan, 1894[13] – 12 Aug, 1895[14]
Succeeded by
Sir Charles J. Graves-Sawle, Bart.
Preceded by
Robert A. J. Montgomerie
Captain of H.M.S. Sirius
15 Jun, 1897[15] – 13 Aug, 1897[16]
Succeeded by
George M. Henderson
Preceded by
William L. H. Browne
Captain of H.M.S. Tauranga
6 Dec, 1898[17] – 16 Apr, 1900[18]
Succeeded by
Frederick St. G. Rich
Preceded by
Frederic W. Fisher
Captain of H.M.S. Collingwood
16 Apr, 1900[19][20] – 8 Apr, 1902
Succeeded by
William S. Rees
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Vengeance
8 Apr, 1902[21] – 4 Apr, 1905[22]
Succeeded by
Harry C. Reynolds
Preceded by
Sir George J. S. Warrender, Bart.
Captain of H.M.S. Barfleur
Feb, 1904[23]
Succeeded by
Herbert A. Warren
Preceded by
Charles H. Adair
Captain of H.M.S. Barfleur
4 Apr, 1905[24] – 9 May, 1905[25]
Succeeded by
Edward S. Fitzherbert
Preceded by
Edward P. Jones
as Captain-in-Charge of the Southern Coast Guard District
Rear-Admiral-in-Charge of the Southern Coast Guard District
7 Aug, 1905[26] – 2 Apr, 1906[27]
Succeeded by
Charles W. Winnington-Ingram
as Captain-in-Charge of the Southern Coast Guard District

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24256. p. 4905. 19 October, 1875.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 25969. p. 4738. 30 August, 1889.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26647. p. 4233. 26 July, 1895.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 27154. p. 285. 16 January, 1900.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27560. p. 3525. 2 June, 1903.
  6. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  7. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 4.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 27900. p. 2328. 3 April, 1906.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 28150. p. 4555. 23 June, 1908.
  10. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1239.
  11. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1893. Issue 33999, col D, p. 10.
  12. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1239.
  13. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1239.
  14. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1239.
  15. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1239.
  16. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1239.
  17. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1239.
  18. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  19. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 240.
  21. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  22. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  23. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 4.
  24. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  25. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  26. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  27. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.