Cuthbert Dixon Longstaff
Life & Career
Born in Wandsworth.
Longstaff was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1903. On 6 October 1905, his promotion was deferred in light of an adverse report, which was that he had been absent without leave for 20 hours in Copenhagen, though Captain Anson reported this incident was isolated, and that Longstaff had been performing well otherwise.
Longstaff was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 March, 1911.
Longstaff was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1914.
Longstaff was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 30 December, 1925 and was subsequently promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 24 October, 1927.
Alexander R. W. Woods
|Captain of H.M.S. Topaze
25 Apr, 1919 – 21 Nov, 1919
Wilmot S. Nicholson
|Captain of H.M.S. Furious
21 Nov, 1919 – 22 Apr, 1920
Alfred F. St. C. Armitage
Arthur L. Ashby
|Captain Attendent and King's Harbour Master, Gibraltar
1 Oct, 1921 – Oct, 1923
Walter C. Tancred
- "Naval & Military Intelligence" The Times (London, England), Thursday, Dec 16, 1897; pg. 7; Issue 35388.
- The Navy List. (October, 1919). p. 921.
- The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 776.