John Palmer Landon

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Captain (retired) John Palmer Landon, R.N. (6 August, 1883 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Calcutta.

Landon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1906.

Landon was appointed in command of the destroyer Erne on 31 July, 1912.[1]

Landon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1914.

Landon was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1918.

On 2 September, 1918, Landon was appointed in command of the destroyer Seraph.[2]

Post-War

Retired on 31 August, 1922.

Landon was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 6 August, 1928.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William H. Darwall
Captain of H.M.S. Brazen
12 Jan, 1911[3] – 1 Jun, 1911
Succeeded by
Charles E. H. White
Preceded by
Alan F. W. Howard
Captain of H.M.S. Flirt
Jun, 1911 – 30 Apr, 1912
Succeeded by
Stuart E. Holder
Preceded by
Edwin A. Homan
Captain of H.M.S. Test
12 Jun, 1912 – c. 24 Aug, 1912[Inference]
Succeeded by
Charles H. Knox-Little
Preceded by
David V. F. Erskine
Captain of H.M.S. Rother
6 Jul, 1912[4] – 29 Jul, 1912
Succeeded by
Robert A. Hornell
Preceded by
Melville A. Hawes
Captain of H.M.S. Erne
31 Jul, 1912[5] – 6 Feb, 1915[6]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Nowell C. Johnstone
Captain of H.M.S. Vulture
31 Mar, 1915 – 7 Apr, 1915
Succeeded by
Roy Gill
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Moresby
18 Mar, 1916 – late Mar, 1916
Succeeded by
Roger V. Alison
Preceded by
Roger V. Alison
Captain of H.M.S. Druid
Apr, 1916[7] – 5 Nov, 1916
Succeeded by
Frederick H. G. Dalrymple-Hamilton
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Orford
5 Nov, 1916[8] – 2 Sep, 1918
Succeeded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Seraph
2 Sep, 1918[9] – 23 Nov, 1920
Succeeded by
Ernest W. Kirkby

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 313.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 906.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 287.
  4. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 368.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 313.
  6. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 32.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 393t.
  8. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396a.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 906.