Gilbert Owen Stephenson

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Vice-Admiral Gilbert O. Stephenson as a Rear-Admiral, March 1930.
Portrait: © National Portrait Gallery, London.

Vice-Admiral (retired) Gilbert Owen Stephenson, R.N. (13 February, 1878 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in London.

Stephenson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 June, 1900.

Stephenson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1912.

Stephenson was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1917.

Stephenson was appointed in command of the battleship Revenge in May, 1923.

Stephenson was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 20 May, 1929 and was placed on the Retired List the following day. He was subsequently promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral (retired) on 11 February, 1934.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Forster D. Arnold-Forster
Director of the Anti-Submarine Division
7 Apr, 1919 – 13 May, 1919
Succeeded by
Douglas A. Budgen
as Director of Anti-Submarine Warfare Division
Preceded by
Cecil H. Pilcher
Captain of H.M.S. Dauntless
31 Mar, 1921 – 15 Aug, 1922
Succeeded by
Charles W. Round-Turner
Preceded by
Eric V. F. R. Dugmore
Captain of H.M.S. Eagle
20 Feb, 1923 – 2 May, 1923
Succeeded by
Lionel G. Preston
Preceded by
Sidney J. Meyrick
Captain of H.M.S. Revenge
3 May, 1923[1] – 31 Jul, 1924
Succeeded by
Ragnar M. Colvin
Preceded by
Oliver E. Leggett
Commodore-in-Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth
10 Jul, 1926[2] – 10 Jul, 1928
Succeeded by
The Hon. Alexander R. M. Ramsay


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 264.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 281.