John Maxwell Dalrymple Elphinstone Warren

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Captain John Maxwell Dalrymple Elphinstone Warren, R.N. (22 June, 1874 – 4 June, 1939) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born the son of a Reverend J. M. Maxwell, John Warren gained seven months time on passing out of Britannia in July, 1889 and receiving his first appointment to Iron Duke of the Channel Squadron in September. In July of 1890 he was moved to the Aurora.

Warren was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1895.[1]

Warren was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1906.[2]

Warren was appointed in command of the destroyer Blackwater on 15 March, 1907, and was still in command at the time of her loss in a collision.[3]

Great War

Warren was appointed in command of the battleship Albion on 20 June, 1917.[4]

Upon being superseded as Acting Captain of Albion on 4 November, 1918, Warren was appointed to duty with the Captain of Chatham Royal Dockyard, Mortimer L'Estrange Silver.[5]

Warren was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 19 May, 1922.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Basil A. Austen
Captain of H.M.S. Stag
18 Mar, 1902[7][8][9] – 7 May, 1902[10]
Succeeded by
Douglas E. R. Brownrigg
Preceded by
Reginald A. Norton
Captain of H.M.S. Sturgeon
8 May, 1902[11][12] – 2 Aug, 1902[13]
Succeeded by
Reginald L. Crichton
Preceded by
Robert G. D. Dewar
Captain of H.M.S. Sunfish
2 Aug, 1902[14][15] – 15 Oct, 1903[16]
Succeeded by
Marcus R. Hill
Preceded by
Robert W. Dalgety
Captain of H.M.S. Hebe
13 Oct, 1906[17][18] – 2 Feb, 1907[19][20][21]
Succeeded by
Michael H. Wilding
Preceded by
John E. Cameron
Captain of H.M.S. Blackwater
15 Mar, 1907[22][23] – 22 Apr, 1909[24]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
John A. Gregory
Captain of H.M.S. Itchen
9 Jun, 1909[25][26] – 15 Dec, 1910[27]
Succeeded by
Frank Powell
Preceded by
William Mellor
Captain of H.M.S. Victorious
21 Feb, 1912[28][29] – 4 Feb, 1915[30]
Succeeded by
Edward B. Kiddle
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Ophir
2 Mar, 1915[31][32] – 20 Jun, 1917[33]
Succeeded by
Norman L. Stanley
Preceded by
The Hon. Stanhope Hawke
Captain of H.M.S. Albion
20 Jun, 1917[34][35] – 4 Nov, 1918[36]
Succeeded by
H. Neville Rolfe

Footnotes

  1. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  2. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  3. Maxwell Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/43 f. 419.
  4. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391f.
  5. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  6. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  7. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  8. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 304.
  9. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Wednesday, 5 March 1902. (36707), p. 5.
  10. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  11. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  12. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Thursday, 15 May 1902. (36768), p. 7.
  13. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  14. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  15. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 305.
  16. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  17. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 325.
  19. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 325.
  21. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 325.
  22. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  23. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 284.
  24. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  25. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 334.
  27. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  28. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  29. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 392.
  30. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  31. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  32. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401q.
  33. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  34. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  35. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391f.
  36. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.