Arthur Macaulay Lecky

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Captain Arthur Macaulay Lecky, D.S.O., R.N. (28 February, 1881 – 2 April, 1933) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Rangoon, the son of Colonel George Lecky.

Lecky was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 March, 1903.[1]

Lecky was appointed in command of the destroyer Mosquito on 27 January, 1911 and promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 March, 1911.[2]

On 7 March, 1914, Lecky was appointed in command of the destroyer Unity.[3] He would be her captain through mid 1916.

Great War

Lecky commanded Unity at the Battle of Jutland, operating as part of the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla.[4]

Lecky was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1916.[5]

Post-war

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Warwick on 12 January, 1919.[6]

Lecky was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1922.[7]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M. T.B. 23
18 Feb, 1908[8]
Succeeded by
Frederick A. Warner
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Mosquito
27 Jan, 1911[9] – Jan, 1914[10][11]
Succeeded by
James L. C. Clark
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Unity
7 Mar, 1914[12] – Jun, 1916
Succeeded by
Astley D. C. Cooper-Key
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Opportune
Jun, 1916[13] – 4 Feb, 1917[14][15]
Succeeded by
John B. Spurgin
Preceded by
Clarence W. E. Trelawny
Captain of H.M.S. Offa
4 Feb, 1917[16]
Succeeded by
Henry E. Dale
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Warwick
12 Jan, 1919[17]
Succeeded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Preceded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Captain of H.M.S. Warwick
Jun, 1921[18] – Jan, 1923[19][20]
Succeeded by
Frederic A. H. Russel
Preceded by
Reginald St. P. Parry
Captain of H.M.S. Vindictive
Jul, 1931[21] – 1932[22]
Succeeded by
Hamilton C. Allen

Footnotes

  1. Lecky Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/54. f. 54.
  2. Lecky Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/54. f. 54.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 387.
  4. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 44.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 68.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 942.
  7. Lecky Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/54. f. 54.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 399.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1914). p. 346.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1914). p. 346.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396d.
  12. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398t.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396gg.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 855.
  15. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396.
  16. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396.
  17. The Navy List. (November, 1919). p. 898.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 842.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 842.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 288.
  21. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  22. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

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