Rear Admiral John Glossop
|Title||Rear Admiral John Glossop|
|Maker||Quinn, James Peter (Artist)|
|Place made||United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Measurement||overall: 131.1 x 85.4 cm|
|On display||Anzac Hall: Main Hall: Naval|
Commodore (later Vice Admiral) John Collings Taswell Glossop, CB, RN was the Captain of the HMAS Sydney when it destroyed SMS Emden in the first naval action involving an Australian warship in 1914. In 1916 he became Superintendent of Naval Establishments in Sydney, rising to the rank of Vice-Admiral before his death in 1934.