Robert Hathorn Johnston Stewart

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Admiral Robert Hathorn Johnston Stewart, C.B., M.V.O., Royal Navy, Retired (20 May, 1858 – 23 May, 1940) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1882.[1]

Johnston Stewart was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1895.[2]

Captain

Stewart was promoted to the rank of Captain on 6 September, 1900. He assumed command of the first class protected cruiser Gibraltar in December 1904.

Johnston Stewart was appointed to command of the armoured cruiser Monmouth on 8 August, 1905.[3]

He served as captain of Goliath from October 1906 until the following December, when he moved to Africa until June 1908.

He was appointed Captain Superintendent of Sheerness Dockyard on 1 July, 1908.[4]

He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral dated 8 September, 1909, vice Marx.[5]

On the occasion of King George V's coronation he 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 19 June, 1911.[6]

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, dated 9 July, 1912.[7] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 15 July, 1915,[8] and to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 1 September, 1918.[9]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral R. H. Johnston-Stewart" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 24 May, 1940. Issue 48624, col F, p. 9.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry Preedy
Captain of H.M.S. Redbreast
15 Aug, 1892[10] – 16 May, 1896[11]
Succeeded by
Francis E. Travers
Preceded by
Edmond J. W. Slade
Captain of H.M.S. Algerine
15 Feb, 1900[12] – 6 Sep, 1900[13]
Succeeded by
Edward D. Hunt
Preceded by
Alexander E. Bethell
Captain of H.M.S. Naiad
19 Mar, 1903[14] – 2 Aug, 1904[15]
Succeeded by
Algernon W. Heneage
Preceded by
Paul W. Bush
Captain of H.M.S. Sutlej
29 Oct, 1904[16] – 19 Nov, 1904[17]
Succeeded by
William L. Grant
Preceded by
Arthur H. Limpus
Captain of H.M.S. Gibraltar
14 Dec, 1904[18] – 29 May, 1905[19]
Succeeded by
Algernon E. B. Greville
Preceded by
Harry C. Reynolds
Captain of H.M.S. Monmouth
1 Aug, 1905[20] – 30 Jan, 1906[21]
Succeeded by
Charles H. H. Moore
Preceded by
Charles H. H. Moore
Captain of H.M.S. Argyll
30 Jan, 1906[22] – 20 Mar, 1906[23]
Succeeded by
Stuart Nicholson
Preceded by
Henry C. Kingsford
Captain of H.M.S. Goliath
1 Oct, 1906[24] – 3 Dec, 1907[25]
Succeeded by
Francis S. Miller
Preceded by
Henry R. Robinson
Captain of H.M.S. Africa
4 Dec, 1907[26] – 12 Jun, 1908[27]
Succeeded by
Arthur C. Leveson
Preceded by
John Casement
Captain Superintendent, Sheerness Dockyard
13 Jun, 1908[28] – 15 Dec, 1909[29]
Succeeded by
Henry H. Torlesse
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25073. p. 653. 17 February, 1882.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26694. p. 7532. 31 December, 1895.
  3. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 29 July, 1905. Issue 37772, col B, p. 10.
  4. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 27 May, 1908. Issue 38657, col C, p. 16.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 28289. p. 6959. 17 September, 1909.
  6. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 28505. p. 4588. 19 June, 1911.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28626. p. 5082. 12 July, 1912.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 29236. p. 7073. 20 July, 1915.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 30887. p. 10549. 6 September, 1918.
  10. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1246.
  11. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1246.
  12. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1246.
  13. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1246.
  14. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1252.
  15. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1252.
  16. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1252.
  17. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1252.
  18. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1252.
  19. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1252.
  20. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1252.
  21. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1252.
  22. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  23. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  24. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  25. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  26. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  27. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  28. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  29. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.