Spencer Henry Metcalfe Login

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Rear-Admiral Spencer Henry Metcalfe Login, C.V.O., Royal Navy (24 September, 1851 – 22 January, 1909) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 March, 1874.[1]

Login was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1888.[2]

Login was promoted to the rank of Captain on 1 January, 1895,[3] and appointed captain of the second class battleship Centurion in March of that year.[4]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Repulse in September, 1900, staying there at least two years.[5]

On the occasion of the visit of the French fleet to Britain Login was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) on 11 August, 1905.[6]

Login was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January, 1906.[7]

He succeeded Charles H. Cross as Rear-Admiral Commanding, Portsmouth Reserve Division on 15 November, 1906.[8]

Bibliography

  • "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 23 January, 1909. Issue 38864, col E, p. 13.

Service Records


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles H. Cross
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Portsmouth Division, Home Fleet
1906 – 1907
Succeeded by
Arthur M. Farquhar

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John M. McQuhae
Captain of H.M.S. Centurion
21 Mar, 1895[9] – 12 Feb, 1898[10]
Succeeded by
John R. Jellicoe
Preceded by
Arthur H. Smith-Dorrien
Captain of H.M.S. Alacrity
13 Feb, 1898[11] – 28 Mar, 1898[12]
Succeeded by
Christopher G. F. M. Cradock
Preceded by
John P. Pipon
Captain of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich
23 Sep, 1898[13] – 17 Sep, 1900[14]
Succeeded by
Henry J. May
Preceded by
Randolph F. O. Foote
Captain of H.M.S. Repulse
18 Sep, 1900[15] – 31 Dec, 1903[16]
Succeeded by
Henry L. Tottenham
Preceded by
?
Commodore-in-Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth
1 Jan, 1904[17]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Walter G. Stopford
Preceded by
Charles H. Cross
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Portsmouth Reserve Division
15 Nov, 1906[18][19] – 15 Nov, 1907[20]
Succeeded by
?


Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24082. p. 1923. 31 March, 1874.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 25837. p. 3826. 13 July, 1888.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26585. p. 7. 1 January, 1895.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27826. p. 5532. 11 August, 1905.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27870. p. 24. 2 January, 1906.
  8. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 15 October, 1906. Issue 38151, col C, p. 5.
  9. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.
  10. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.
  11. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.
  12. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.
  13. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 796.
  14. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.
  15. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.
  16. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.
  17. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 1 December, 1903. Issue 37252, col A, p. 6.
  18. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 15 October, 1906. Issue 38151, col C, p. 5.
  19. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.
  20. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.