Francis George Glossop

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Commander Francis George Glossop, R.N., Retired (9 September, 1887 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Reverent G. H. P. Glossop was born in Holmhurst, St. Albans.

Glossop was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1909.

Glossop was appointed Lieutenant in Command of the destroyer Conflict on 22 August, 1914.[1]

Glossop commanded the destroyer Hydra at the Battle of Jutland, operating with the First Destroyer Flotilla.[2]

Glossop was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1917.

Glossop was appointed in command of the destroyer Westminster on 25 March, 1918.[3]

Glossop was placed on the Retired List with a gratuity on 17 May, 1920 and was subsequently promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 9 September, 1927.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alan F. W. Howard
Captain of H.M.S. Conflict
22 Aug, 1914[4] – 7 Mar, 1915
Succeeded by
Walter C. Clark-Hall
Preceded by
Robert J. Buchanan
Captain of H.M.S. Hydra
18 Feb, 1916 – Jul, 1916
Succeeded by
Colin S. Thomson
Preceded by
Colin S. Thomson
Captain of H.M.S. Patrician
c. late Jul, 1916[5] – 25 Mar, 1918
Succeeded by
Mark Singleton
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Westminster
25 Mar, 1918[6] – 17 May, 1920
Succeeded by
Cuthbert P. Blake


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 296.
  2. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 46.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 942.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 296.
  5. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396h.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1920). p. 899.