Life & Career
Spiller was promoted to the rank of Boatswain on 1 November, 1895.
Spiller was promoted to the rank of Chief Boatswain on 1 April, 1912.
Spiller was appointed in command of the trawler Daniel Stroud from 22 May 1914 to 19 January, 1915, when he moved to command the armed boarding steamer Stephen Furness, remaining with her until she paid off on 10 March, 1915.
On 28 April 1915, Spiller was appointed in command of H.M.S. Vivid's tender, Fortitude. On 21 April, 1916 she collided with S.S. Gregying, for which Spiller was blamed. He left Fortitude on 27 September 1917 when he was appointed to London. In mid-1918 he went to Victorious.
Spiller was placed on the Retired List on account of age at the rank of Lieutenant on 5 October, 1918.
Claud F. Allsup
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 106
8 Feb, 1905 – 15 Feb, 1905
Thomas F. Britton
James C. S. Hughes
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 104
15 Feb, 1905 – 10 Feb, 1906
Owen T. H. Phillips
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 108
21 Mar, 1912 – 31 Mar, 1914
George W. Field
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401a.
- The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 400.
- The Navy List. (March, 1914). p. 402.