John Jackson Cuthbert Ridley

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Commander John Jackson Cuthbert Ridley, R.N. (3 February, 1885 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Ridley was appointed in command of the destroyer Fairy on 7 November, 1911.[1]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Gipsy on 18 November, 1913.[2]

Ridley was in command of the destroyer Mindful of the Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla at the Battle of Jutland.[3]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Andrew B. Cunningham
Captain of H.M. T.B. 14
24 Jan, 1910[4] – 7 Nov, 1911
Succeeded by
Lionel G. Dawson
Preceded by
Geoffrey T. Wright
Captain of H.M.S. Fairy
7 Nov, 1911[5] – Nov, 1913
Succeeded by
Fairfax M. Kerr
Preceded by
Stuart E. Holder
Captain of H.M.S. Gipsy
18 Nov, 1913[6]
Succeeded by
Edmond M. Bowly
Preceded by
Arthur G. H. Bond
Captain of H.M.S. Mindful
4 Feb, 1916[7] – 26 Nov, 1917
Succeeded by
John O. Barron
Preceded by
Valentine M. Wyndham-Quin
Captain of H.M.S. Tempest
27 Jan, 1919[8] – 14 Jul, 1919
Succeeded by
Richard L. Hamer
Preceded by
Alfred G. Peace
Captain of H.M.S. Rocket
10 Sep, 1921 – 15 Mar, 1922
Succeeded by
Arthur J. L. Murray

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 311.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 320.
  3. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 45.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 400.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 311.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 320.
  7. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395r.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 916.