John Campbell Watson

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Captain (retired) John Campbell Watson, R.N. (30 May, 1866 – 27 March, 1953) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Plymouth, the son of Rear-Admiral G. W. Watson.

Watson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1889.

Watson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 26 June, 1902.

Watson was placed on the Retired List on account of age at the rank of Captain on 26 May, 1919.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Captain of H.M.S. Seal
27 Nov, 1898 – 6 Jul, 1899
Succeeded by
Arthur J. Payne
Preceded by
Vivian O. L. Champion de Crespigny
Captain of H.M.S. Lizard
6 Jul, 1899[1] – 16 Aug, 1902
Succeeded by
John C. T. Glossop
Preceded by
Douglas L. Dent
Captain of H.M.S. Æolus
28 Jan, 1908[2]c. Mar, 1909
Succeeded by
Louis C. S. Woollcombe
Preceded by
Brian H. F. Barttelot
Captain of H.M.S. Niobe
31 Mar, 1909[3] – 3 Nov, 1909
Succeeded by
Guy R. A. Gaunt
Preceded by
Thomas L. Shelford
Captain of H.M.S. Royal Oak
3 Nov, 1909[4] – 15 Jan, 1910
Succeeded by
Harry H. Smyth

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 276.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 273.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 350.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 369.