Charles Lewis Maitland Makgill Crichton

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Lieutenant-Commander Charles Lewis Maitland Makgill Crichton (16 October, 1883 – 7 October, 1921) was an officer in the Royal Navy. His younger brother, Charles Lewis Maitland Makgill Crichton also served, reaching the rank of Lieutenant-Commander.

Life & Career

The son of A. M. M. Crichton, who worked with the Civil Service in London as an exchequer.

Crichton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1906.[1]

Crichton was appointed in command of the destroyer Zephyr on 24 August, 1910.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis H. Sandford
Captain of H.M. T.B. 076
7 May, 1910 – 24 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Charles G. Stuart
Preceded by
Charles W. J. Howard
Captain of H.M.S. Zephyr
24 Aug, 1910[3] – Feb, 1914
Succeeded by
Ernest W. Kirkby
Preceded by
Francis W. D. Twigg
Captain of H.M.S. Dee
13 Jan, 1915[4] – 1 Jan, 1916
Succeeded by
George H. Creswell
Preceded by
Reginald S. Goff
Captain of H.M.S. Peyton
14 Sep, 1916[5] – 27 Feb, 1918
Succeeded by
Cuthbert H. Heath-Caldwell
Preceded by
Cuthbert H. Heath-Caldwell
Captain of H.M.S. Martial
27 Feb, 1918 – 24 Jun, 1918
Succeeded by
James R. M. M. Crichton


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 18.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 398.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 398.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393h.
  5. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396l.