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 light 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.[3]

See Also


Service Records

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


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