James Stuart Maclaren Ritchie

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Rear-Admiral James Stuart Maclaren Ritchie, Royal Navy (12 March, 1884 – 17 May, 1955) served in the Royal Navy. His one name may actually have been spelled "McLaren".

Life & Career

Ritchie served as Gunnery Officer in St. Vincent at the Battle of Jutland, then Iron Duke. Commander 1916. Then served in Plans Division and Anti-Submarine Division at Admiralty.

See Also

Bibliography

  • "Rear-Adml. J. S. M. Ritchie" (Obituaries). The Times. Thursday, 19 May, 1955. Issue 53224, col B, pg. 14.

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles E. Kennedy-Purvis
Captain of H.M.S. Diomede
1 Oct, 1925[1] – Jan, 1927[2]
Succeeded by
George T. C. P. Swabey
Preceded by
George T. C. P. Swabey
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
Jan, 1927[3] – 1928[4]
Succeeded by
George T. C. P. Swabey
Preceded by
The Hon. Arthur Stopford
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Washington, D.C.
Mar, 1928[5] – Mar, 1931[6]
Succeeded by
Patrick Macnamara
Preceded by
Clinton F. S. Danby
Captain of H.M.S. Furious
19 Jun, 1933[7][8] – 1 Aug, 1935[9]
Succeeded by
Arthur N. Dowding

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 297.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 241.
  8. Ritchie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/150. f. 152.
  9. Ritchie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91/150. f. 152.