John Fenwick Warton

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Rear-Admiral (retired) John Fenwick Warton, C.M.G. (10 September, 1877 – 1 May, 1950) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Warton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1899.

Warton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 22 June, 1911.

Warton attended the Royal Naval War College from 8 September to 19 December, 1913, placing fourth of seven Commanders.

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1916.

Post-War

He was appointed command of the battleship Glory on 15 March, 1919.[1]

Warton took command of the ships of the Danube Flotilla on 12 March, 1920. Superseded 1 August, 1920.

Placed on the Retired List on 11 July, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hubert S. Cardale
Captain of H.M.S. Kildonan Castle
18 Dec, 1916[2] – 15 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Geoffrey Hopwood
Captain of H.M.S. Glory
15 Mar, 1919[3] – 31 Oct, 1919
Succeeded by
John E. Cameron
Preceded by
Reginald G. Stone
Captain of H.M.S. Ladybird
4 Feb, 1920
Succeeded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Preceded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Glowworm
23 Mar, 1920[4] – 1 Aug, 1920
Succeeded by
Arthur L. Snagge

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 802.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 995.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 802.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1920). p. 780.