Horace Walker Longden

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Vice-Admiral Horace Walker Longden, C.M.G. ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

As a sub-Lieutenant, he was appointed to the second class protected cruiser Leander on 24 July 1897.[1]

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

He was appointed command of the battleship Valiant on 1 April, 1919.[2]

He was appointed in command of the battlecruiser Tiger in May 1925.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry T. Buller
Captain of H.M.S. Valiant
1 Apr, 1919[3]
Succeeded by
Cecil M. Staveley
Preceded by
Arthur K. Betty
Captain of H.M.S. Tiger
May, 1925[4] – Nov, 1925[5]
Succeeded by
Gordon Campbell


  1. Wikipedia, citing The Navy List of 1898.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 923.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 923.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.