John Ouchterlony Barron

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John Ouchterlony Barron ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

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

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

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

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe
Captain of H.M. T.B. 29
15 Feb, 1911[5]
Succeeded by
Philip W. S. King
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Acasta
21 Nov, 1912[6]
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
?
Captain of H.M.S. Wolsey
18 Apr, 1918[8]
Succeeded by
Hamilton C. Allen

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.