James Andrew Gardiner Troup

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Vice-Admiral SIR James Andrew Gardiner Troup, K.B.E., C.B., Royal Navy (7 March, 1883 – 11 May, 1975) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the First World War.

Life & Career

Troup was appointed to President on 1 February, 1923, for service in the Admiralty, and as Head of Tactical Section from 15 February.[1]

He was appointed Captain of the Portsmouth Navigation School on 17 December, 1928.[2]

Troup was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 16 January, 1935, vice im Thurn.[3] In June his appointment as Director of Naval Intelligence (D.N.I.) was announced. He was appointed to the Admiralty, dated 26 August, and his appointment as D.N.I. was dated 9 September.[4]

Troup was a contributor to The Naval Review under his initials, J.A.G.T.


  • Schofield, Vice-Admiral B. B. (1977). Navigation and Direction: The Story of HMS Dryad. Havant: Kenneth Mason Publications Ltd. ISBN 085937-087-9.
  • "Vice-Admiral Sir J. A. G. Troup" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 14 May, 1975. Issue 59395, col G, pg. 18.
  • Troup, Captain J. A. G. (1934). On the Bridge. London: Rich and Cowan.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward O. Cochrane
Captain of H.M.S. Cairo
Nov, 1926 – ?
Succeeded by
Herbert Pott
Preceded by
Charles W. Round-Turner
Captain of H.M.S. Revenge
Jun, 1930 – ?
Succeeded by
Stephen D. Tillard


  1. "Naval Appointments" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 6 January, 1923. Issue 43232, col A, p. 13.
  2. Schofield. p. 192.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 34125. p. 458. 18 January, 1935.
  4. "New Director of Naval Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 11 June, 1935. Issue 47087, col D, p. 9.