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Wintz was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1886.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/25604/pages/3189 no. 25604.  p. 3189.]  2 July, 1886.</ref>
 
Wintz was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1886.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/25604/pages/3189 no. 25604.  p. 3189.]  2 July, 1886.</ref>
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In August 1897, he assumed command of the {{UK-Charybdis|f=t}}.{{MackieRNW}}
  
 
He served as the first captain of {{UK-Goliath}} from March 1900 to July 1902.{{MackieRNW}}
 
He served as the first captain of {{UK-Goliath}} from March 1900 to July 1902.{{MackieRNW}}

Revision as of 18:00, 19 October 2012

Vice-Admiral Lewis Edmund Wintz, Royal Navy, Retired (5 July, 1849 – 5 June, 1933) was an officer of the Royal Navy before the First World War.

Early Life & Career

On 24 June, 1880, Wintz was appointed Flag-Lieutenant to the Senior Officer on the Coast of Ireland, Rear-Admiral Richard V. Hamilton.[1]

Wintz was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1886.[2]

In August 1897, he assumed command of the second class protected cruiser Charybdis.[3]

He served as the first captain of Goliath from March 1900 to July 1902.[4]

He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List dated 26 October, 1909.[5]

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List (June, 1881). p. 235.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 25604. p. 3189. 2 July, 1886.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 28306. p. 8246. 9 November, 1909.

Bibliography

  • "Vice-Admiral Wintz" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 7 June, 1933. Issue 46464, col B, pg. 14.

Service Records


Naval Appointments
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