Stephen St. Leger Moore

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Stephen St. Leger Moore, C.B., C.V.O., R.N. (7 March, 1884 – 13 February, 1955) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Penicuik.

Moore was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in October, 1906.

Moore was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander in October, 1914.

Moore was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1917.


Moore was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1924.

Moore was appointed in command of the battleship Queen Elizabeth in January, 1933.

Moore was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 5 January, 1936.

World War II

Moore was placed on the Retired List on 8 March, 1939 and promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral (retired) on 15 December, 1939.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Rudolf M. Burmester
Captain of H.M.S. Warspite
2 Sep, 1924 – Oct, 1924
Succeeded by
Humphrey T. Walwyn
Preceded by
Herbert Fitzherbert
Captain of H.M.S. Enterprise
1 Jul, 1926[1] – Jul, 1928
Succeeded by
Henry D. Pridham-Wippell
Preceded by
John C. Hamilton
Captain of Chatham Gunnery School
14 Mar, 1929[2] – 10 Jun, 1929
Succeeded by
Francis T. B. Tower
Preceded by
Everard J. Hardman-Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Erebus
2 Sep, 1929 – 14 Sep, 1930
Succeeded by
John C. Hamilton
Preceded by
Robert C. Davenport
Captain of H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth
3 Jan, 1933[3] – 20 Apr, 1936
Succeeded by
Edward L. S. King


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 237.
  2. "Naval, Military, And Air Force." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Mar 14, 1929; pg. 29; Issue 45151.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 263.