Gilbert Cyril William Crispin

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Gilbert Cyril William Crispin as a Captain, 1919.
© National Portrait Gallery, London.

Captain Gilbert Cyril William Crispin, R.N. (20 October, 1877 – 1968) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Middlesex.

Crispin was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 August, 1899.

Crispin was promoted to the rank of Commander on 22 June, 1911.[1]

Post-War

Crispin was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1918.[2]

Crispin was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Blenheim on 1 April, 1919.[3]

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 20 July, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William G. A. Kennedy
Captain of H.M.S. Syren
10 Jul, 1913 – 11 Aug, 1913
Succeeded by
Thomas C. H. Williams
Preceded by
Viscount Kelburn
Captain of H.M.S. Pyramus
7 Nov, 1916[4] – 28 Jun, 1918
Succeeded by
Walter E. Scott
Preceded by
Thomas A. Williams
Captain of H.M.S. Gloucestershire
23 Aug, 1918 – 21 Oct, 1918[5]
Succeeded by
Thomas A. Williams
Preceded by
Percy Pitts
Captain of H.M.S. Blenheim
1 Apr, 1919[6] – 1 Apr, 1921
Succeeded by
Harry W. C. Hughes
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Laconia
? – 15 Nov, 1939
Succeeded by
Gilbert G. P. Hewett

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 18.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 27.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 734.
  4. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397e.
  5. Ship's Log
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 734.