Lewis Edmund Wintz

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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 became Captain of the second class protected cruiser Furious in July, 1898.[4]

Wintz served as the first captain of Goliath from 27 March, 1900.[5] to mid-1902.

He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List dated 26 October, 1909.[6]

Bibliography

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

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Albacore
4 Jul, 1885[7]
Succeeded by
Francis G. Jones
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Basilisk
24 Jun, 1890[8]
Succeeded by
Edward P. Ashe
Preceded by
Daniel McN. Riddel
Captain of H.M.S. Charybdis
3 Aug, 1897[9]
Succeeded by
Frederick St. G. Rich
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Furious
1 Jul, 1898[10][11] – Mar, 1900[12][13]
Succeeded by
Francis J. Foley
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Goliath
27 Mar, 1900[14][15] – 11 Jul, 1902[Inference]
Succeeded by
Frank H. Henderson
Preceded by
?
Commodore-in-Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Chatham
22 Oct, 1902[16]
Succeeded by
Frederick G. Stopford

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. Wintz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1410.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 28306. p. 8246. 9 November, 1909.
  7. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 193.
  8. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 202.
  9. Wintz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1410.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 251.
  11. Wintz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1410.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 253.
  13. Foley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 247.
  14. Wintz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1410.
  15. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 260.
  16. Wintz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1410.