Walter George Stopford

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Rear-Admiral THE HONOURABLE Walter George Stopford (18 September, 1855 – 1 December, 1918) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Stopford was appointed in command of the armoured cruiser Leviathan on 16 June, 1903.[1]

He served as captain of Glory from February 1904 until October of the next year.[2]

He was appointed in command of the Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth on 1 February, 1906.[3]

See Also

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William G. White
Captain of H.M.S. Halcyon
6 Nov, 1896[4][5]
Succeeded by
Scott W. A. H. Gray
Preceded by
The Hon. Stanley C. J. Colville
Naval Adviser to the Inspector-General of Fortifications
9 Sep, 1898[6]
Succeeded by
Richard B. Farquhar
Preceded by
Richard P. Humpage
Captain of H.M.S. Pallas
11 Oct, 1900[7] – 10 Dec, 1901[8]
Succeeded by
Charles H. Robertson
Preceded by
Robert S. Lowry
Captain of H.M.S. Ramillies
24 Jan, 1902[9] – 2 Oct, 1902[10]
Succeeded by
Frank G. Kirby
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Leviathan
16 Jun, 1903[11] – 1904[12]
Succeeded by
Francis G. Kirby
Preceded by
Arthur W. Carter
Captain of H.M.S. Glory
29 Feb, 1904[13] – 16 Oct, 1905[14]
Succeeded by
Ernest C. T. Troubridge
Preceded by
Spencer H. M. Login
Commodore-in-Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth
1 Feb, 1906[15] – 17 Dec, 1906[16]
Succeeded by
Arthur A. C. Galloway

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 17 June, 1903. Issue 37109, col D, p. 13.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  The Times.  Saturday, 16 December, 1906.  Issue 37892, col B, p. 11.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 227.
  5. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1232.
  6. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/491.
  7. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1232.
  8. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1232.
  9. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1232.
  10. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1232.
  11. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 17 June, 1903. Issue 37109, col D, p. 13.
  12. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1232.
  13. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 323.
  14. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 323.
  15. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 16 December, 1906. Issue 37892, col B, p. 11.
  16. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 323.