Arthur Jermyn Landon

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Captain Arthur Jermyn Landon (4 August, 1883 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Landon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1905.[1]

Landon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1913.[2]

Great War

Landon had been appointed in command of Widgeon on the China Station on 15 January, 1914. On 16 November, 1914, he was ordered home and left Widgeon. An appointment to join Conqueror dated 3 February 1915 was cancelled. He idled at Portsmouth for a month and was appointed to Swiftsure, additional, for special service.[3]

Landon was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1917.[4]

Landon was appointed in command of the destroyer Trident on 29 May, 1918.[5]

Post-War

Landon was appointed in command of the destroyer Vanquisher on 17 November, 1920.[6]

Landon was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1925.[7]

In March, 1927, Landon was appointed in command of the light cruiser Ceres.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Richard Quick
Captain of H.M. T.B. 106
12 Jan, 1906[8][9] – 4 Jan, 1907[10]
Succeeded by
George O. Hewett
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. P11
11 Jan, 1916[11][12] – 14 Jan, 1917[13]
Succeeded by
George E. L. Atwood
Preceded by
Edward T. Inman
Captain of H.M.S. Mentor
15 Jan, 1917[14] – 29 May, 1918[15]
Succeeded by
Henry J. Hartnoll
Preceded by
Robert H. B. Hammond-Chambers
Captain of H.M.S. Trident
29 May, 1918[16][17] – 20 Mar, 1919[18]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Arthur A. Scott
Captain of H.M.S. Sybille
20 Mar, 1919[19] – 26 May, 1920[20]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Kenneth A. Beattie
Captain of H.M.S. Vanquisher
2 Nov, 1920[21] – 14 Aug, 1922[22]
Succeeded by
Claude L. Bate
Preceded by
The Hon. Guy Stopford
Captain of H.M.S. Castor
8 Sep, 1926[23] – 19 Mar, 1927[24]
Succeeded by
Christopher J. F. Wood
Preceded by
Arthur J. L. Murray
Captain of H.M.S. Ceres
19 Mar, 1927[25] – Jan, 1929[26]
Succeeded by
Norman A. Wodehouse
Preceded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe
Captain of H.M.S. Greenwich
15 Oct, 1929[27] – 17 Apr, 1931[28]
Succeeded by
Henry P. Boxer
Preceded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe
King's Harbour Master, Rosyth
15 Oct, 1929[29] – 17 Apr, 1931[30]
Succeeded by
Henry P. Boxer

Footnotes

  1. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  2. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  3. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  4. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 921a.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 879b.
  7. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  8. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 400a.
  10. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  11. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  12. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396i.
  13. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  14. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  15. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  16. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 921a.
  18. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  19. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  20. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  21. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  22. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  23. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  24. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  25. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  26. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  27. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  28. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  29. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  30. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.