Percy Stuart St. John

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Lieutenant Percy Stuart St. John, R.N. (26 April, 1863 – 11 March, 1900) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Stokefield.

St. John was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1887.

St. John died very shortly after being appointed in command of Cormorant. He was diagnosed with "paralysis of the insane."

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Sturgeon
14 Jan, 1896[1] – 8 Jul, 1896
Succeeded by
Richard M. Harbord
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Hunter
8 Jul, 1896 – 18 Aug, 1896
Succeeded by
Reginald G. O. Tupper
Preceded by
Henry J. D. Laxton
Captain of H.M.S. Peacock
18 Aug, 1896[2]
Succeeded by
John G. Armstrong
Preceded by
William H. Pigott
Captain of H.M.S. Cormorant
15 Jan, 1900 – 28 Feb, 1900
Succeeded by
Lionel H. St. C. Coxon


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 266.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 276.