John Stuart Crawford

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Captain John Stuart Crawford, D.S.O. (24 March, 1900 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of J. Crawford, M.D.. His first appointment was to H.M.S. Valiant, from January, 1916.

Crawford was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1920.

Appointed to P31 from 1 November, 1923 and then to Redgauntlet upon her commissioning in early 1925. On 13 August, 1925, he was sent to join H.M.S. Westminster.

Crawford was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August, 1928.

Crawford was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1934.

Crawford was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1940.

Retired 7 January, 1950.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles G. N. Graham
Captain of H.M.S. Sirdar
1929 – Apr, 1931
Succeeded by
Richard C. V. Ross
Preceded by
Stephen H. T. Arliss
Captain of H.M.S. Waterhen
24 Aug, 1931
Succeeded by
Alvord S. Rosenthal
as Captain of H.M.A.S. Waterhen
Preceded by
Austen G. Lilley
Captain of H.M.S. Watchman
11 Jan, 1933[1] – 21 Jul, 1934
Succeeded by
Vernon Hammersley-Heenan
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Zulu
? – 12 Feb, 1941
Succeeded by
Harry R. Graham


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 291.