Spencer Reginald Strettell Richards

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Commander Spencer Reginald Strettell Richards, R.N. (27 October, 1874 – 29 December, 1948) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Admiral Sir G. Richards, K.C.B., of Surrey.

Richards was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1897.

Richards was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1905.

Richards was retired due to age at the rank of Commander (retired) on 27 October, 1919.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Reginald A. Norton
Captain of H.M.S. Ranger
29 Nov, 1902[1]
Succeeded by
Frederick H. Hallowes
Preceded by
John A. Gregory
Captain of H.M.S. Hart
15 Oct, 1904[2] – Jan, 1906[3][4]
Succeeded by
Reginald Henniker-Heaton
Preceded by
Reginald Henniker-Heaton
Captain of H.M.S. Arun
Jan, 1906[5]
Succeeded by
Edmond J. G. Mackinnon
Preceded by
Edward G. Lowther-Crofton
Captain of H.M.S. Sirius
17 Mar, 1911[6]
Succeeded by
Crawford Maclachlan
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Heliotrope
19 Oct, 1915[7]
Succeeded by
Maurice Ewbank


  1. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 297a.
  2. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 323.
  3. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 323.
  4. Henniker-Heaton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/442. f. 508.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 280. I am guessing that "1906" means the turn of the year.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 376.
  7. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 394h.