Lockhart Leith

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Captain Lockhart Leith, C.M.G., D.S.O., R.N. (2 June, 1876 – 30 November, 1940) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in London.

Leith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1898.

Leith was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1910.[1]

Leith was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1916.[2]

Leith was appointed in command of the light cruiser Cambrian on 19 December, 1918.[3]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Mosquito
9 Aug, 1910 – 27 Jan, 1911
Succeeded by
Arthur M. Lecky
Preceded by
Spencer A. Hickley
Captain of H.M.S. Talbot
16 Jun, 1914[4] – 1 Aug, 1914
Succeeded by
Philip H. Trimmer
Preceded by
John G. de O. Coke
Captain of H.M.S. Dasher
14 Jul, 1914 – c. Aug, 1905[Inference]
Succeeded by
Stanley V. Ellis
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Paris
14 Dec, 1914[5] – 2 Jan, 1916
Succeeded by
John May
Preceded by
Frederick S. Litchfield-Speer
Captain of H.M.S. Princess Margaret
2 Jan, 1916[6] – Nov, 1917
Succeeded by
Harry H. Smyth
Preceded by
Charles A. Fountaine
Captain of H.M.S. Cambrian
19 Dec, 1918[7] – 13 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
Gerard A. Wells

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 170.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 334.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 749.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1914). p. 380.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401s.
  6. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 401y.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 749.