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Rear-Admiral John Luce, C.B. (4 February 1870 – 22 September 1932) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He was appointed to the training ship Britannia as a Naval Cadet on 15 January, 1883. He was appointed to the Minotaur in the Channel Squadron on 24 December, 1884, and rated Midshipman on 15 February, 1885. He was appointed to the Iron Duke on 20 September by the Vice-Admiral Commanding, and on 2 November was appointed to the Audacious on the China Station. He was ordered home on 9 November, 1887, to join the Training Squadron, being appointed to the corvette Volage on 16 May, 1888.

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant dated 1 January, 1892.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1903.[2]

Captain

Luce was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1909. From 5 October to 28 January, 1910, he was appointed to President for the War Course, where he was placed third out of eleven captain in order of merit.[3]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Hibernia on 19 October, 1910, paying her off on 22 January, 1912.[4]

He was appointed in command of the light cruiser Glasgow on 17 September, 1912[5] and fought in her at the Battle of Coronel and the Battle of the Falkland Islands. He was appointed Commodore, Second Class on 1 January, 1916,[6] as Senior Naval officer on the East Coast of South America.

On 11 January, 1917, Luce was appointed Commodore, Second Class, in command of the Royal Naval Air Service's Central Depot and Training Establishment at Cranwell, and was superseded on 1 April, 1918. He was then appointed to Egmont as Commodore, Second Class, for Special Service, and to President for the same on 8 October.[7]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Ramillies on 1 February, 1919.[8]

See Also

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M. T.B. 91
9 Jul, 1895[9] – 5 Aug, 1895[10]
Succeeded by
Philip G. Tillard
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Spitfire
13 Jun, 1899[11] – before 24 Aug, 1899[12]
Succeeded by
Humphrey T. Walwyn
Preceded by
William O. Boothby
Captain of H.M.S. Dasher
1899[13] – 24 Aug, 1899[14]
Succeeded by
Harry C. J. R. West
Preceded by
Percy S. St. John
Captain of H.M.S. Sturgeon
24 Aug, 1899[15] – 25 Jan, 1900[16]
Succeeded by
Murray MacG. Lockhart
Preceded by
Joseph Honner
Captain of H.M.S. Dolphin
25 Jan, 1900[17]c. Sep, 1903[18]
Succeeded by
Roger J. B. Keyes
Preceded by
Douglas E. R. Brownrigg
Captain of H.M.S. Bat
21 Dec, 1903[19] – 1 Jun, 1904[20]
Succeeded by
Samuel Collins
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Erne
1 Jun, 1904[21] – 1 Feb, 1905[22]
Succeeded by
Claude Seymour
Preceded by
Arthur J. Davies
Captain of H.M.S. Kangaroo
1 Feb, 1905[23] – 18 Sep, 1905[24]
Succeeded by
Montague R. Bernard
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Foresight
13 Mar, 1906[25] – 13 Mar, 1908[26]
Succeeded by
Fawcet Wray
Preceded by
Francis M. Leake
Captain of H.M.S. Hecla
21 Apr, 1910[27] – 19 Oct, 1910[28]
Succeeded by
Thomas P. Bonham
Preceded by
Crawford Maclachlan
Captain of H.M.S. Hibernia
19 Oct, 1910[29]
Succeeded by
Ernest H. Grafton
Preceded by
Marcus R. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Glasgow
17 Sep, 1912[30] – 1916[31]
Succeeded by
Aubrey C. H. Smith
Preceded by
Edmund P. F. G. Grant
Captain of H.M.S. Ramillies
1 Feb, 1919[32][33] – Apr, 1920
Succeeded by
Oliver Backhouse

Footnotes

  1. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  2. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  3. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  4. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 320.
  6. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  7. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  8. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  9. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  10. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  11. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  12. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  13. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  14. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  15. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  16. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  17. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  18. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  19. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  20. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  21. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  22. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  23. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  24. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  25. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  26. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  27. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  28. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  29. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  30. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394i.
  31. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.
  32. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 889.
  33. Luce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 79.

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