James Richard Maitland Makgill Crichton

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Commander (retired) James Richard Maitland Makgill Crichton (5 June, 1885 – 1 December, 1943) was an officer in the Royal Navy. His older brother James Richard Maitland Makgill Crichton also served, reaching the rank of Commander (retired).

Life & Career

The son of A. M. M. Crichton, who worked with the Civil Service in London as an exchequer.

Crichton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1908.[1]

Crichton was appointed in command of the destroyer Martial on 24 June, 1918.[2]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Torrid on 28 January, 1920.[3]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Roger L. Wiles
Captain of H.M. T.B. 065
Dec, 1910[4] – 4 Apr, 1911
Succeeded by
William G. A. Shuttleworth
Preceded by
Philip G. Wodehouse
Captain of H.M. T.B. 36
4 Apr, 1911 – 7 Oct, 1911
Succeeded by
John I. Hallett
Preceded by
Charles L. M. M. Crichton
Captain of H.M.S. Martial
24 Jun, 1918[5] – 28 Jan, 1920
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Frederick W. F. Fegen
Captain of H.M.S. Torrid
28 Jan, 1920[6] – 20 Jan, 1921
Succeeded by
Charles A. de W. Kitcat
Preceded by
Henry V. Hudson
Captain of H.M.S. Senator
6 Jan, 1921 – Jan, 1922
Succeeded by
Ernest R. Archer

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 18.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 843.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 876.
  4. The Monthly Navy List. (March, 1911). p. 400.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 843.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 876.