Francis William Loftus Tottenham

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Admiral Francis William Loftus Tottenham K.C.B., C.B.E. (17 August, 1880 – 9 November, 1967) served in the Royal Navy. I am not sure why we have given him the name of "William", which is not shown at The National Archives.

Life & Career

Born the second son of Captain Francis Loftus Tottenham.

Tottenham was appointed in command of the light cruiser Delhi on 25 August, 1920.[1]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ambrose M. Peck
Captain of H.M.S. Delhi
25 Aug, 1920[2] – Aug, 1922[3]
Succeeded by
James M. Pipon
Preceded by
Henry K. Kitson
Captain of H.M.S. Rodney
21 Apr, 1928[4] – Dec, 1929[5]
Succeeded by
Andrew B. Cunningham
Preceded by
Barry E. Domvile
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Third Cruiser Squadron
1932 – 23 Mar, 1933[6]
Succeeded by
Henry J. S. Brownrigg
Preceded by
Edward R. G. R. Evans
Commander-in-Chief, Africa Station
1935 – 1938
Succeeded by
George H. D'O. Lyon


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 758.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 758.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 264.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. Mentioned as predecessor in Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 231.