Irvine Gordon Glennie

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Admiral Irvine Gordon Glennie (22 July, 1892 – 8 September, 1980) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

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Glennie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1915

Glennie was appointed Lieutenant in Command of the destroyer Nepean on 19 March, 1918.[1]

Post-War

Glennie was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1928.

Glennie was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1933.

World War II

On 3 May, 1939, he was appointed in command of the battlecruiser Hood.[2]

Glennie was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 15 January, 1941.

Glennie was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 31 December, 1943.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Thomas B. Fellowes
Captain of H.M.S. P36
3 Oct, 1917[3]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Charles R. Peploe
Captain of H.M.S. Nepean
19 Mar, 1918[4]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Stephen Barry
Captain of H.M.S. Wishart
8 Apr, 1927[5]
Succeeded by
Hugh M. Barnes
Preceded by
Ion B. B. Tower
Captain of H.M.S. Blanche
6 Aug, 1932[6]
Succeeded by
Clifford Caslon
Preceded by
Colin Cantlie
Captain of H.M.S. Achilles
24 Mar, 1936[7][8] – 26 Jan, 1939[9]
Succeeded by
William E. Parry
Preceded by
The Hon. Edmund R. Drummond
as Rear-Admiral Commanding, New Zealand Station
Commander, New Zealand Station
Jun, 1938[10] – Dec, 1938[11]
Succeeded by
James W. Rivett-Carnac
Preceded by
Harold T. C. Walker
Captain of H.M.S. Hood
3 May, 1939[12][13] – 18 Feb, 1941[14]
Succeeded by
Ralph Kerr
Preceded by
Edward de F. Renouf
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Seventh Cruiser Squadron
6 Mar, 1941 – 11 May, 1941
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John C. Tovey
Rear Admiral (D) Commanding Destroyer Flotillas, Mediterranean
12 May, 1941 – 2 Oct, 1942
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Alban T. B. Curteis
Commander-in-Chief, America and West Indies Station
1944
Succeeded by
William Tennant

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 851.
  2. Taylor. The Battlecruiser Hood. p. 230.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396e.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 851.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 289.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 217.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 300.
  8. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/166. f. 166.
  9. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/166. f. 166.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  12. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/166. f. 166.
  13. Taylor. The Battlecruiser Hood. p. 230.
  14. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/166. f. 166.