Percy Johnson

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Captain Percy Johnson, R.N. (26 March, 1876 – 11 May, 1958) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the First World War.

Life & Career

Born in Taunton the son of Admiral G. Johnson, Percy gained twelve months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Johnson was promoted to Lieutenant on 31 December, 1897.

Johnson was promoted to Commander on 31 December, 1909.

Johnson was promoted to Captain on 30 June 1917 and was appointed in command of the destroyer Grafton in July, remaining in her until August 1919.

Johnson retired at his own request on 19 May, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Percy Pitts
Captain of H.M.S. Thorn
8 Mar, 1905 – 27 Jul, 1905
Succeeded by
Percy Crabtree
Preceded by
Percy Crabtree
Captain of H.M.S. Fervent
27 Jul, 1905[1] – 1906
Succeeded by
Walter G. Jones
Preceded by
Walter G. Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Shark
Apr, 1906[2] – 1 May, 1907
Succeeded by
Benjamin W. Barrow
Preceded by
Walter G. Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Hunter
1 May, 1907 – 14 Jan, 1908
Succeeded by
George F. A. Mulock
Preceded by
Alan C. Bruce
Captain of H.M.S. Garry
14 Jan, 1908[3] – 14 Feb, 1910
Succeeded by
Reginald S. Goff
Preceded by
The Hon. Lionel J. O. Lambart
Captain of H.M.S. Diamond
Jan, 1917 – 12 Jul, 1917
Succeeded by
Caspar B. Ballard
Preceded by
Henry E. Grace
Captain of H.M.S. Grafton
12 Jul, 1917[4] – Aug, 1919
Succeeded by
Percival H. Warleigh

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 313-15.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 375.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 320.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 804.