Robert Ross Stewart
Life & Career
The son of a member of the London Stock Exchange.
Stewart was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1915.
Stewart was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1923.
Stewart was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1928.
Stewart was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1935.
World War II
Placed on the Retired List on 2 January, 1945.
A stint in command of H.M.S. Royal Sovereign from May to August 1943 which Robert Mackie records was apparently cancelled, according to Stewart's service record.
Hugh S. Bowlby
|Fleet Signal Officer, Mediterranean Fleet
2 May, 1924
|Executive Officer of Portsmouth Signal School
1 Feb, 1932
Martin J. C. de Meric
as Captain of H.M.S. Apollo
|Captain of H.M.A.S. Hobart
29 Sep, 1938 – 13 Nov, 1941
Harry L. Howden
Hubert G. D. Acland
|Captain of H.M.A.S. Australia
29 Aug, 1939 – 13 Aug, 1941
George D. Moore
- The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 260.
- The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 287.
- Royal Australian Navy webpage on Australia.