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'''John Ouchterlony Barron''' ( – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CommRN}} '''John Ouchterlony Barron''', D.S.O., M.V.O. (5 October, 1882 – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Barron was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 31 December, 1903.{{NLMar13|p. 5}}
  
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Barron was appointed in command of the {{UK-Acasta|f=t}} on 21 November, 1912.{{NLJan15|p. 266}}  He fought in her at the [[Scarborough Raid]] and at the [[Battle of Jutland]], operating as part of the {{UK-DF|4}} and suffering heavy damage.{{UKJutlandOD|pp. 14, 18, 34, 44}}
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Barron was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 31 December, 1903.{{NLMar13|p. 5}}
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Barron was appointed in command of the {{UK-Acasta|f=t}} on 21 November, 1912.{{NLJan15|p. 266}}  He fought in her at the [[Battle of Jutland]], operating as part of the {{UK-DF|4}} and suffering heavy damage.{{UKJutlandOD|pp. 14, 18, 34, 44}}
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Barron was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1916.
  
 
Barron was appointed in command of the {{UK-Wolsey|f=t}} on 18 April, 1918.{{NLFeb19|p. 945}}
 
Barron was appointed in command of the {{UK-Wolsey|f=t}} on 18 April, 1918.{{NLFeb19|p. 945}}
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He was placed on the Retired List at his own request upon his relief on 9 August, 1922.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:18, 26 September 2016

Commander John Ouchterlony Barron, D.S.O., M.V.O. (5 October, 1882 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Barron was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1903.[1]

Barron was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1911.

Barron was appointed in command of the destroyer Acasta on 21 November, 1912.[2] He fought in her at the Scarborough Raid and at the Battle of Jutland, operating as part of the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla and suffering heavy damage.[3]

Barron was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1916.

Barron was appointed in command of the destroyer Wolsey on 18 April, 1918.[4]

He was placed on the Retired List at his own request upon his relief on 9 August, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward H. F. Boughey
Captain of H.M.S. Hardy
29 Apr, 1908 – 15 Jun, 1908
Succeeded by
Richard M. King
Preceded by
Arthur Henniker-Heaton
Captain of H.M. T.B. 20
1910 – 15 Feb, 1911
Succeeded by
Henry D. Pridham-Wippell
Preceded by
Henry D. Pridham-Wippell
Captain of H.M. T.B. 29
15 Feb, 1911[5] – 21 Nov, 1912
Succeeded by
Philip W. S. King
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Acasta
21 Nov, 1912[6] – 7 Jun, 1916
Succeeded by
John A. P. Legh
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Nizam
7 Jun, 1916[7] – 4 Oct, 1916
Succeeded by
Gerald H. Thomson
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Restless
4 Oct, 1916 – 14 Jun, 1917
Succeeded by
Michael K. H. Kennedy
Preceded by
William W. Wilson
Captain of H.M.S. Owl
11 Jul, 1917 – 15 Oct, 1917
Succeeded by
Arthur H. S. Casswell
Preceded by
Basil W. L. Owen
Captain of H.M.S. Onslaught
26 Oct, 1917 – 26 Nov, 1917
Succeeded by
Hamilton E. Snepp
Preceded by
John J. C. Ridley
Captain of H.M.S. Mindful
26 Nov, 1917 – 18 Apr, 1918
Succeeded by
Horace Walker
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Wolsey
18 Apr, 1918[8] – 1 Jan, 1921
Succeeded by
Hamilton C. Allen
Preceded by
Gerald C. Harrison
Captain of H.M.S. Rocket
1 Mar, 1921 – 1 Jun, 1921
Succeeded by
Alfred G. Peace
Preceded by
Alfred G. Peace
Captain of H.M.S. Ready
15 Jun, 1921 – 22 Feb, 1922
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 5.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 266.
  3. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 14, 18, 34, 44.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 945.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 399.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 391.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396g.
  8. The Navy List. (June, 1920). p. 901.

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