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20th Century (non-World War II)


 
Note. Officers listed here are all RN, unless otherwise stated. In naval circles it is custom to refer to the commander of a vessel as Captain. The Navy List bears the phrase "in command". Strictly out of practical considerations CO (Commanding Officer) is used here on this site. Abbreviations and explanations can be found at the help page.
 

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A      
Acland,
Edward Leopold Dyke
D. Allen
07.12.1878
-
11.03.1968
Eng.R.Adm. 21.11.1933

CB 1937, MVO 1913
King George V Silver Jubilee Medal JubM 35 1935 -

      Served European War; commanded RN Engineering College at Keyham, 1930-1933; on staff Commander­in­Chief, The Nore,  1934-1937; retired list, 1937
Allen,
Sir David
D. Allen
14.06.1933
-
13.01.1995
R.Adm. 11.03.1988

KCVO 1991; CBE 1985

1988 - 1991 Defence Services Secretary
1988 - 1991 Chief Naval Supply and Secretariat Officer
       

 
B      
Balment,
Terry
?
-
31.12.2013
[aged 94]
Sg.Cdr. 01.10.1966 (retd)
 
       
Beattie,
John Humphrey
J.H. Beattie
Son of Maj. Walter Albert Beattie, MC, South Lancashire Regiment (1893-1950), and Doreen Margaret Hester Bayley (1904-1977).
1928
-
Cadet (Special Entry)
01.09.1945
Midsh
01.09.1946
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1948
S.Lt.
21.10.1949, seniority 01.01.1948
A/Lt.
01.11.1949
Lt.
12.06.1950, seniority 01.11.1949 (retd 17.05.1957)
01.09.1945


special entry cadet
(07.1948)


no appointment listed
(05.1950)


HMS Forth (submarine depot ship) *
18.03.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS Rattlesnake (Algerine class minesweeper)
(01.1956)


HMS Vernon (training establishment, Portsmouth) *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Worked for Decca Radar.
Published technical papers & articles on radar, navigation, etc.
Bowen,
Frank
F. Bowen
25.01.1930
-
21.05.1995
R.Adm. 14.12.1982 (retd 1984)
1982 - 1984 Special Project Director, Ministry of Defence, PE
Brice,
Leslie James
L.J. Brice
?
-
Midsh. RNR 01.05.1921
A/S.Lt. RNR 26.07.1925 (reld > 06.1928, < 08.1929)
(1921)     HMS Venomous (torpedo-boat destroyer)
Brunton,
Keith Edward
K.E. Brunton
Son of ... Brunton, and ... Worthington.
07.11.1933
Aldershot district, Hampshire / Berkshire
-
Midsh.
01.09.1952
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1954
S.Lt.
13.02.1956, seniority 01.01.1954
A/Lt.
07.05.1956
Lt.
11.03.1957, seniority 16.03.1956 (retd 01.07.1958)
(05.1953)
 
 
no appointment listed
(01.1954)


HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth)
(07.1954)
-
(04.1955)
RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
08.10.1955


submarine training, HMS Dolphin
12.03.1956


HMS Subtle [tender to HMS Adamant, from 29.05.1956 HMS Maidstone]
02.09.1957
 
 
HMS Apollo (additional)
Buchanan,
Frederic Gray
F.G. Buchanan

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21.09.1887
-
18.03.1974
... ...
Cdr. 30.06.1920 (retd)
Capt. (retd) 21.09.1932
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) OBE ? ?
... - ... ...
1939     Deputy Chief Inspector HM Coast Guard, Berkeley House
1945     Chief Inspector HM Coast Guard, Berkeley House
       

 
C      
Codrington,
Christopher Thomas
1928 ?
-
25.01.2014
Capt. (S) 31.12.1975 (retd)
OBE
       
       

 
D      
Dains,
Herbert Clarence
H.C. Dains

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04.12.1895
-
died between 07.1944 and 07.1952
Lt.
15.03.1919
Lt.Cdr.
15.03.1927 (retd 25.10.1932; own request)
Cdr. (retd)
04.12.1935
09.1914
 
 
entered RN
(04.1921)
 
 
Torpedo Officer, HMS K 12 (submarine)
(08.1922)
 
 
First Lieutenant, HMS H 22 (submarine)
19.04.1923
-
(08.1923)
First Lieutenant, HMS H 28 (submarine) [tender to HMS Maidstone]
30.04.1924
-
(01.1925)
First Lieutenant, HMS K 6 (submarine) (1st Submarine Flotilla, Atlantic Fleet) [tender to HMS Conquest]
(01.1926)
 
 
HMS Maidstone (submarine depot ship)
02.02.1926
-
(06.)1926
in command of Group "F" Submarines (HMS H 26) [tender to HMS Vulcan]
31.08.1926
-
14.12.1927
Commanding Officer, HMS H 49 (submarine) (6th Submarine Flotilla) [tender to HMS Vulcan]
14.12.1927
-
(08.)1929
Commanding Officer, HMS L 20 (submarine) (4th Submarine Flotilla) (China) [tender to HMS Titania]
11.1929
-
(04.)1930
HMS Titania (submarine depot ship) (for submarines)
15.05.1930
-
(10.1930)
Commanding Officer, HMS L 25 (submarine) (5th Submarine Flotilla, Portsmouth) [tender to HMS Ross]
(01.1931)
 
 
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
(02.1931)
 
 
no appointment listed
20.04.1931
-
(09.)1932
HMS Godetia (fishery protection cruiser (sloop))
Dannreuther,
Hubert Edward
H.E. Dannreuther
Youngest son of late Prof. Edward George Dannreuther (1844-1905) [pianist, conductor, writer and lecturer on music], and Chariclea Anthea Euterpe (Ionides) Dannreuther (1844-1923). Married (26.09.1916; London) Jane Hay (1890-1984), youngest daughter of late John Hay Thorburn; three sons:
Hubert Harold [Capt., RN]; 
Ion Alexander [Capt., RA];
Raymond Portal [Capt., RN]
12.12.1880
London
-
12.08.1977
Hastings, East Sussex
Midsh
?
A/S.Lt.
15.10.1900
S.Lt.
08.01.1902, seniority 15.10.1900
Lt.
15.10.1902
Cdr.
31.12.1914
Capt.
30.06.1920
Cdre. 2nd cl.
02.11.1931
R.Adm.
15.10.1932 (retd 16.10.1932)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
15.09.1916
loss of HMS Invincible *
Mention in Despatches MID
03.03.1915
Battle of Falkland Islands
Order of St Anne, 3rd Class, with Swords; French Croix de Guerre with palms, 02.11.1917
* The senior of the two surviving officers of the "Invincible". Up till the moment when the ship blew up Commander Dannreuther controlled the fire of "Invincible" in a manner which produced visible and overwhelming results on the enemy.
Education: Privately; HMS Britannia
1895


joined HMS Britannia
1896


chief cadet Captain
1911
-
1912
Gunnery Lieutenant of HMS Exmouth, Flagship of Mediterranean Fleet (commanded Guard of Honour on official landing of the King at Malta, 01.1912)
(08.1914)
-
31.05.1916
First and Gunnery Lieutenant of HMS Invincible (battlecruiser) (in action of Heligoland Bight 28.08.1914; also when Flagship of Vice-Adm. Sturdee at Battle of Falkland Islands, 08.12.1914 (despatches, promoted to Commander); senior of six survivors when ship was sunk, 31.05.1916 (despatches, DSO))
1916
-
1919
Commander [= Executive Officer], HMS Renown (battlecruiser)
1919
-
1920
HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth)
1920
-
1923
Vice-President, Chemical Warfare Committee
14.10.1924
-
1926
CO HMS Dauntless (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
08.03.1927
-
11.03.1929
Captain Superintendent of Training and in command of the Flinders Naval Depôt, Australia [HMAS Cerberus]
(08.1929)


na appointment listed
18.10.1929
-
(02.)1931
CO HMS Eagle (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
02.11.1931
-
(09.)1932
Commodore of RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory]
1939?


Assistant Director General, Control Division, Ministry of Information
Dunn,
Frank Arthur

F.A. Dunn

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31.08.1886
Barton Regis district, Gloucestershire
-
A/Gnr. (T) 01.08.1914
Gnr. (T) 1915?, seniority 01.08.1914 (reld < 08.1923)
? - (01.1919) HMS Voyager (torpedo-boat destroyer)
31.12.1920 - 1922 HMS Venomous (torpedo-boat destroyer)
       

 
E      
Evans,
Antony Roger
?
-
07.02.2014
[aged 81]
Lt.Cdr. 01.01.1963 (retd)
Hon. Cdr. ?
MBE
       
       

 
F      
Finigan,
Thomas Alphonsus

T.A. Finigan
11.07.1921
-
13.03.1988
Walsall, Staffordshire
A/S.Lt. (S)
15.05.1947
S.Lt. (S)
19.01.1948, seniority 15.05.1947
Lt. (S)
15.11.1948
A/Lt.Cdr. (S)
11.04.1953
Lt.Cdr. (S)
23.02.1954, seniority 11.04.1953 (retd 14.08.1958)
01.1948
-
(07.1948)
HMS Triumph (aircraft carrier) (Mediterranean)
02.1949
-
(05.1950)
for duty in Admiral's Office, Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean [HMS St Angelo (RN base, Malta)]
09.04.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS Blackcap (RN Air Station, Warrington, Lancashire)
06.01.1954
-
(01.1956)
HMS Ocean (aircraft carrier)
?
-
(01.1957)
HMS Mercury (signal school, near Petersfield)
Fitch,
Sir Richard George Alison
R.G.A. Fitch
02.06.1929
-
15.02.1994

Adm. 03.01.1986 (retd 1988)

KCB 1985

1986 - 1988 Second Sea Lord, Chief of Naval Personnel and Admiral President, Royal Naval College, Greenwich
       

 
G      
Gale,
John Moxham
?
-
09.12.2013
[aged 86]
Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.12.1960 (retd)
       
Gannon,
Eric Donald
"Gan"

E.D. Gannon
Married ((06?).1924, Paddington district, London) Bertha Grace Cassels (24.03.1887 - ), widow of Mr Harris (killed in WWI), and daughter of Walter Ritchie Cassels (1847-1915), and Elvina Eusebia Trillia (1846?-); one son.

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06.02.1899
Stafford district, Staffordshire
-
16.04.1964
in hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
Midsh. 01.02.1918
S.Lt. 15.07.1919 (retd)
Lt. (retd) 15.07.1922
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) CBE 01.01.1947 New Year 47: recently employed in a Department of the Foreign Office
Education: Christ's College, Cambridge University (studied Franch & Spanish; MA 01.1927).
07.09.1917     entered RN
? - (01.)1919 HMS Thunderer (battleship)
1919 - 1920 HMS Venomous (torpedo-boat destroyer)
Master & House Master at Harrow. Deputy Director of the Research Department of the Foreign Office, 1944-1946. Subsequently a member of the Research Survey Group for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees and of the United Nations Secretariat at Geneva.
Garnett,
Sir Ian David Graham
Source: Defence Academy webpage Source: www.nato.int
Son of late Capt. Ian Graham Hartt Garnett, DSC, RN and Barbara Anne Langrishe (née Hackett). Married (1973) Charlotte Mary Anderson; one son (James), two daughters (Philippa & Georgina).
27.09.1944
Surrey
-
Cadet
01.09.1962
Lt.
01.03.1967
Lt.Cdr.
01.03.1975
Cdr.
1978
Capt.
31.12.1983
R.Adm.
1993
V.Adm.
08.1995
Adm.
09.2001 (retd 12.2004)
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
?
?
Education: Canford School; BRN College Dartmouth
1962


entered RN



HMS London



HMS Beachampton



HM Yacht Britannia
1968
-
1969
flying training (qualified as an anti-submarine warfare helicopter pilot)
1969
-
1970
HMS Hermes, 814 Squadron
1971
-
1972
Loan Service, RAN (HMAS Melbourne)
1973
-
1974
HMS Tiger, 826 Squadron
1974
-
1976
Warfare Officer (HMS Blake; Operations Officer, HMS Naiad)
1977
-
1978
Senior Pilot, 820 Squadron
1978
-
1980
Deputy Director, Joint Maritime Ooperations Training School
1981
-
1982
CO HMS Amazon (frigate) (Home Waters, Far East, South Atlantic)
1983


RN staff course, RN Staff College, Greenwich
1983
-
1986
Assistant Director (Ships), Operational Requirements Division, Admiralty
1986
-
1988
Captain Fourth Frigate Squadron (HMS Active)
1988
-
1989
CO RN Presentation Team
1989
-
1989
Captain Naval Operational Command Systems
1989
-
1992
Director, Operational Requirements (Sea Systems), Admiralty
1993
-
1995
Flag Officer Naval Aviation
08.1995
-
1999
Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic
02.1999
-
2001
Chief of Joint Operations at the Permanent Joint Headquarters (United Kingdom)
09.2001
-
2004
SACEUR’s Chief of Staff, SHAPE
Member, Fleet Air Arm Officers Association, 1992-. Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies, 05.01.2005-.
Garwood,
Alan Robert

A.R. Garwood
06.03.1930
-
17.04.1951
Midsh.
01.01.1948
A/S.Lt.
01.05.1949
S.Lt.
02.03.1951, seniority 01.05.1949
(07.1948)
-
(05.1949)
HMS Theseus *
(05.1950)
 
 
no appointment listed
05.02.1951


HMS Dolphin (for submarine training)
?
-
17.04.1951
HMS Affray (submarine) (sunk)
* indexed, but not lsited as such
Greening,
Sir Paul Woollven
P.W. Greening
Son of Capt. Charles Woollven Greening, DSO, DSC, RN, and Mrs Molly K. Greening (née Flowers).
Married (1951) Monica (predeceased him), daughter of late Mr and Mrs W. E. West, East Farndon, Market Harborough; one son, one daughter.

04.06.1928
Steyning district, Sussex
-
05.11.2008
hospital (after a heart attack)
Special Entry Cadet
1946
...
...
R.Adm.
07.01.1979 (retd 08.11.1985)
Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order GCVO
1992
?
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order KCVO
1985
?
Education: Mowden School, Brighton; Nautical College, Pangbourne.

Special entry cadet RN, 1946; Midshipman, HMS Theseus, 1947-1948; S.Lt. and Lt., HM Ships Zodiac, Neptune, Rifleman, Asheldham (Commanding Officer), and Gamecock, 1950-1958; Lt.Cdr., HM Ships Messina (Commanding Officer), Loch Killisport, Urchin, and Collingwood, 1958-1963; Cdr. 1963; Commanding Officer HMS Lewiston, and Senior Offcer 2nd Minesweeping Squadron, 1963-1964; jssc 1964; Naval Plans, Ministry of Defence (Navy), 1965-1967; Commanding Officer HMS Jaguar, 1967-1968; Fleet Plans Officer, Far East Fleet, 1969; Captain 1969; Commanding Officer HMS Aurora, 1970-1971; Captain Naval Drafting, 1971-1974; Sen. Officers War Course, 1974; Director of Officers Appointments (Seamen), Ministry of Defence (Navy), 1974-1976; Captain BRNC Dartmouth, 1976-1978; Naval Secretary, 1978-1980; Flag Officer, Royal Yachts, 1981-1985; retired 1985. 
Master of HM's Household, 1986-1992; an Extra Equerry to the Queen, since 1983. ADC to the Queen, 1978. Member Council, Missions to Seamen, 1994-. Younger Brother of Trinity House, 1984.
Gregg,
Claude John Montgomery
C.J.M. Gregg
Second son of the Archbishop of Dublin (Most Rev. John Allen Fitzgerald Gregg) (1873-1961), and Anna Alicia Jennings (?-1945).

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17.02.1906
-
09.09.1928
Millbank Military Hospital, St George Hanover Square district, London
(died of pneumonia) [age 22]
Midsh. 15.01.1924
A/S.Lt. 15.05.1926
S.Lt. 30.11.1926
15.09.1919     entered RN
15.01.1924 - (01.)1925 HMS Royal Sovereign (battleship) (Atlantic Fleet)
01.01.1925 - (05.)1926 HMS Dauntless (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
23.09.1926 - (07.1927) promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President]
21.02.1928 - (06.)1928 HMS Venomous (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
Gretton,
Michael Peter



Son of V.Adm. Sir Peter Gretton, KCB, DSO, OBE, DSC, MA and of Dorothy N.G. ("Judy") Gretton (née Du Vivier).
Married (1973) Stephanie O'Neill; one son, three daughters.
14.03.1946
-
Cadet
09.1963
Midsh.
09.1964
S.Lt.
01.09.1965
A/Lt.
01.05.1968
Lt.
13.07.1970, seniority 01.12.1967
Lt.Cdr.
01.12.1975
A/Cdr.
11.1977
Cdr.
31.12.1977
Capt.
30.06.1984
Cdre.
04.1990
R.Adm.
30.04.1993
V.Adm.
10.12.1994 (retd 04.1998)
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order CVO
31.12.2004
New Year 05
Companion of the Order of the Bath CB
31.12.1997

New Year 98

Education: Ampleforth College; Britannia RN College Dartmouth; Trinity College, Oxford (BA PPE; MA)
09.1963
-
08.1964
Cadet, Britannia RN College Dartmouth and HMS Torquay
09.1964
-
08.1965
Midshipman, HMS Tiger
09.1965
-
07.1968
Trinity College, Oxford
09.1968
-
10.1969
training at Britannia RN College Dartmouth & Sub-Lieutenant's course
11.1969
-
07.1970
HMS Rothesay
08.1970
-
12.1971
HMS Ark Royal
04.1972
-
12.1973
CO HMS Bossington
01.1974
-
09.1974
HMS Dryad (for Principal Warfare Officer course)
09.1974
-
12.1976
HMS Bacchante (as Warfare Officer and First Lieutenant)
01.1977
-
10.1977
RN College Greenwich (for Staff Course)
11.1977
-
02.1980
CO HMS Ambuscade
03.1980
-
05.1982
Directorate of Naval Plans, Naval Staff, Ministry of Defence
05.1982
-
11.1984
Staff Officer (Operations) to Flag Officer 3rd Flotilla [HMS Nelson]
01.1985
-
12.1986
Deputy Director of Naval Recruiting (Officers), Naval Staff, Ministry of Defence
01.1987
-
12.1987
Royal College of Defence Studies
08.1988
-
03.1990
CO HMS Invincible
04.1990
-
03.1991
in command of NATO Standing Naval Force Atlantic
04.1991
-
07.1993
Director of Naval Staff Duties, Naval Staff, Ministry of Defence
09.1993
-
12.1994
Commander UK Task Group and
NATO's Anti­Submarine Warfare Striking Force
12.1994
-
01.1998
Representative of the Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic in Europe (NATO HQ, Brussels)
Governor: St Edward's School, Oxford, 1985-; Farleigh School, Red Rice, 1992-2004; St Mary's School, Shaftesbury, 1999-.... President, RN RFU, 1993-1995. FNI 1994. Director of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme, 1998-2005. Current employment is with World Challenge Expeditions. President of the HMS Whimbrel Battle of the Atlantic Memorial (1942-1949).
Grieve,
Peter
C.J.M. Gregg
Son of Peter Grieve, merchant seaman, and Jane Ramsay.

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29.03.1882
Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland
-
(03?).1933
Medway district, Kent
Wt.Eng. 01.03.1915
Cd.Eng. 01.03.1925 (retd 06.05.1931)
01.01.1922 - (08.1923) HMS Despatch (light cruiser)
18.08.1924 - (05.1926) HMS Sabrina (destroyer) (Reserve Fleet, Nore) [in charge while reduced to reserve from 24.08.1920]
05.02.1927 - (07.)1927 HMS Ark Royal (aircraft carrier; CRMS Depot Ship, Sheerness) (for duty with Central Reserve Minesweepers)
11.1927 - (06.1928) HMS Ceres (cruiser) (Mediterranean)
04.06.1929 - (08.1929) HMS Verity (destroyer) (Reserve Fleet, Nore) [in charge when reduced to reserve on 10.06.1929]
03.09.1929 - (08.)1930 HMS Venomous (destroyer) (Mediterranean) [in charge when reduced to reserve on 10.06.1930]
22.10.1930 - (03.)1931 HMS Tempest (destroyer) (Nore)
       

H      
Hales,
Robert
?
-
29.12.2013
[aged 86]
Lt.Cdr. (E) 01.011.1957 (retd)
       
Hallifax,
Sir David John

Son of V.Adm. Ronald Hamilton Curzon Hallifax and Joanne Mary Hallifax (née Hughes). Married (08.12.1962) Anne Blakiston Houston (b. 08.01.1934); two sons (Thomas Ronald, b. 1965; Matthew William Hughes, b. 1967, d. 1989), one daughter (Louisa Kate, b. 1964)
03.09.1927
-
23.08.1992
(died of Motor Neurone Disease)
Cadet (Special Entry)
01.09.1945
Midsh.
01.09.1946
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1948
S.Lt.
?, seniority 01.01.1948
Lt.
01.05.1950
Lt.Cdr.
01.05.1958
Cdr.
31.12.1963
Capt.
31.12.1969
A/R.Adm.
?
R.Adm.
07.01.1979
V.Adm.
01.04.1982
Adm.
06.01.1986 (retd 1987)
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB
11.06.1983
HM's birthday 83
Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order KCVO
30.04.1992
?
Knight of the Order of the British Empire KBE
11.10.1982
operations South Atlantic
Education: Winchester College
01.09.1945


special entry cadet
(07.1948)


no appointment listed
07.10.1949
-
1951
HMS Chameleon (minesweeping, Gulf of Salonika)
25.08.1952
-
(05.1953)
CO MTB 5008
1954


Long TAS Course
10.10.1955
-
(02.1956)
HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) (miscellaneous duties)
1956


HMS Salerno (Suez crisis)



HMS Whirlwind (West Indies)
1959


Staff College, Camberley
01.01.1960
-
(07.1961)
First Lieutenant, HMS Ulster
05.02.1962
-
(02.1963)
Squadron TAS Officer, 2nd Frigate Squadron [HMS Undaunted]
1964
-
1965
CO HMS Agincourt
(02.1969)


HMS Hampshire *
(07.1971)


Assistant Chief of Defence Staff (Policy) *
1972


Royal College of Defence Studies
1973
-
1975
CO HMS Fife



Director of Naval Operational Requirements, Ministry of Defence
1978
-
1980
Flag Officer, First Flotilla
1980
-
1982
Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief Fleet (Northwood HQ)
1982
-
1984
Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic
(11.1985)


no appointment listed
1986
-
1987
Commandant, Royal College of Defence Studies
Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle, 1988-92.
* indexed, but not listed as such

 
I      
       

 
J      
       

 
K      
       

 
L      
Liardet,
Guy Francis

G.F. Liardet
Son of Maj.Gen. Henry Maughan Liardet, CB, CBE, DSO, and Joan Sefton Constable.
Married (1962) Jennifer Anne O'Hagan; one son,
two daughters.
06.12.1934
-

Meonstoke, Southampton
Midsh.
01.05.1953
A/S.Lt.
01.09.1954
S.Lt.
25.09.1956, seniority 01.09.1954
Lt.
01.11.1956
Lt.Cdr.
01.11.1964
Cdr.
30.06.1969
Capt.
31.12.1977
R.Adm.
06.01.1987 (retd 19.06.1990)
Companion of the Order of the Bath (Military Division) CB
30.12.1989
New Year 90
Commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE
1985
?
Education: RN College, Dartmouth.
(07.1954)
 
 
no appointment listed
(04.1955)
 
 
no appointment listed
(01.1956)
 
 
no appointment listed
?
-
(01.1957)
HMS Obdurate
20.05.1958
-
(01.1959)
First Lieutenant, HMS Fiskerton
?
-
(07.1961)
HMS Lochinvar
(02.1963)
-
(02.1964)
HMS Nubian
29.06.1966
-
(02.)1969
Staff Torpedo & Anti-Submarine Officer / Staff Officer Operations, HMS Galatea
1969
-
1970
Training Commander, BRNC, Dartmouth
07.09.1971
-
1972
Commanding Officer, HMS Aurora
1974
-
1976
Executive Officer, HMS Bristol
1978
-
1979
Defence Policy Staff, Ministry of Defence
1980


RCDS
1981
-
1982
Chief Staff Officer (Training), Commandee-in-Chief Naval Home Command
1983
-
1984
Commanding Officer, HMS Cleopatra & Captain (F) Seventh Frigate Squadron
1984
-
1986
Director of Public Relations (Navy), Ministry of Defence
1986
-
1988
Flag Officer Second Flotilla
1988
-
1990
Commandant, Joint Service Defence College
Director of Public Affairs, CIA, 1990-1993. Member, RNSA, 1970-. Naval obituarist, The Times. Contributor to The Naval Review. 
       

 
M      
Manton,
Reginald
R. Manton

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18.05.1878
-
21.04.1937
Seaman ? [269968]
Eng.Lt. 01.01.1918
Eng.Lt.Cdr. 01.01.1926 (retd 18.05.1928)
25.08.1922 - (08.1923) HMS Excellent (gunnery school, Portsmouth) (for charge of machinery and engineers' stores)
07.10.1924 - (03.)1926 HMS Venomous (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
(05.1926)     no appointment listed
07.1926 - (04.)1928 Assistant to Squadron Engineer Officer, Atlantic Fleet Destroyer Flotillas [HMS Centaur (cruiser)]
Martin,
James

J. Martin (Photo courtesy of Dr W.J. (Liam) Martin; website: Postman Bill from Derry City)
Son of William Martin and Bridget Martin (née McSheffrey) of Derry City, N. Ireland.
Married 1st Jayne Campbell (widowed).
Married 2nd May Boyle; one son.
1897
Derry City, Northern Ireland

-
04.1991
Coleraine, Northern Ireland
Schoolmaster *
04.09.1920
Schoolmaster **
21.02.1935 (retd 06.04.1938; own request)

* Warrant Rank
** Commissioned Officer from Warrant Rank

Education: St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Dublin; St Columb's College, Derry
04.04.1923
-
(08.1923)
HMS Cambrian (light cruiser)
01.01.1925
-
(01.)1925
HMS Ganges (training establishment, Shotley)
01.10.1925
-
(07.1927)
HMNZS Diomede (cruiser) [lent to Royal New Zealand Navy]
01.10.1928
-
(04.)1930
HMS St Vincent (boys' training establishment, Forton, Hampshire)
14.07.1930
-
(10.)1930
RN Barracks, Chatham [HMS Pembroke]
03.10.1930
-
(09.1932)
HMS Hermes (aircraft carrier) (China)
01.11.1933
-
(07.)1937
HMS Ganges (training establishment, Shotley)
27.08.1937
-
(02.)1938
HMS Neptune (cruiser) (Africa)
Principal of Boleran elementary School, Garvah, County Derry, N. Ireland 1938-1970.
McKinlay,
Alfred White

A.W. McKinlay
Married ((12?).1909, district of Camberwell).
(09?).1877
Portsmouth, Hampshire
-
died between 07.1959 and 07.1962
Midsh
?
A/S.Lt.
?
S.Lt.
?
Eng.Lt.
?
Eng.Lt.Cdr.
?
Eng.Cdr.
01.12.1916
Eng.Capt.
31.12.1923
Eng.R.Adm.
28.01.1929 (retd 24.04.1933; own request)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
11.06.1919

for valuable services as Engineer Officer of destroyers, and in charge of repairs to machinery of Grand Fleet destroyers

01.10.1924
-
(01.1925)
Fleet Engineer Officer, China Station [HMS Hawkins (cruiser)]
28.04.1927
-
(07.1927)
Senior Engineer Officers Course, RN College, Greenwich
(08.1929)


no appointment listed
(04.1930)


short course of instruction
23.04.1930
-
(09.1932)
on staff of Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth [HMS Vivid (RN base, Devonport)]
Menzies,
Rowan Gavin Paton

R.G.P. Menzies R.G.P. Menzies

14.08.1937
Greater London
-
Midsh.
01.05.1956
A/S.Lt.
01.01.1958
Lt.
01.02.1960
Lt.Cdr.
01.02.1968 (retd 30.05.1970; own request)
01.02.1960


HMS Hermes
23.05.1960


HMS Dolphin (for subamrine training)
11.07.1960


HMS Alcide
19.11.1960


HMS Forth
03.05.1962


HMS Dolphin
09.08.1962


HMS Dolphin (for HMS Greenwich)
06.12.1962


HMS Adamant (for HMS Narwhal)
30.08.1965


HMS Dolphin (additional)
06.09.1965


HMS Vernon (for anti-submarine warfare course)
14.02.1966


HMS Dolphin (for sonar course)
25.03.1966


controllers' course
28.03.1966
 
 
HMS Dolphin (for HMS Resolution)
27.04.1966


HMS President
01.07.1966


HMS Greenwich
11.07.1966


HMS Maidstone
02.09.1966


HMS Narvick (for course)
05.09.1966


HMS Maidstone (for PCOC No. 14)
30.09.1966


HMS Staate (for HMS Bute)
19.05.1966


HMS Resolution (for TAS (port crew))
25.11.1966


AODL
1968
-
1970
Commanding Officer, HMS Rorqual
Freelance writer and traveling researcher since 1970.
Mitchell,
Julian James
?
-
31.01.2014
[aged 81]
Capt. 30.06.1977 (retd)
CBE
       
Mosse,
Harry Tylden
H.T. Mosse

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25.02.1878
-
06.07.1974
... ...
Cdr. 30.06.1913
Capt. (retd) 01.04.1923
... - ... ...
       

 
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P      
Paffard,
Peter Murray Sterling

P.M.S. Paffard
31.05.1935
Sussex / Isle of Wight
-
S.Lt.
12.10.1957
A/Lt.
11.05.1958
Lt.
29.11.1958
Lt.Cdr.
01.04.1966 (retd)
12.10.1957


HMS Pembroke (H.S.L.)
11.11.1957


HMS Dolphin (for submarine training)
01.03.1958


HMS Dolphin (for submarines)
24.03.1958


HMS Terror (for passage)
09.05.1958


HMS Terror (for submarines)
09.05.1958


HMS Terror (for HMS Telemachus)
10.10.1959


HMS Dolphin (for HMS Telemachus)
12.01.1960


HMS Pembroke (foreign service leave)
08.02.1960


HMS Dolphin (as spare submarine officer)
25.02.1960


HMS Adamant (for HMS Scotsman)
20.10.1961


HMS Dolphin (for HMS Porpoise)
19.10.1962


HMS Terror (for passage)
29.10.1962


HMS Terror (for HMS Trump 1st Lt.)
13.01.1964


HMS Drake (additional)
17.02.1964


HMS Dolphin (for HMS Oberon 1st Lt.)
04.05.1964


HMS Dolphin (P.C.O.C.)
09.09.1964


HMS Maidstone (for HMS Oberon 1st Lt.)
D.T.B.R.


HMS Maidstone (additional)
01.03.1965


HMS Dolphin (additional)
28.06.1965


HMS Dolphin (M.C.O.)
14.10.1965


HMS President (for Ministry of Defence)
15.11.1965


HMS Excellent
10.12.1965     N.B.C.D. Staff
20.12.1965


HMS Triumph
   
HMS Doplhin
Pascoe,
Neil Deighton
?
-
29.12.2013
[aged 82]
Lt.Cdr. 16.01.1962 (retd)
       
Pudner,
William Henry

W.H. Pudner
Married (15.03.1913, Malta) Bessie Evans McFarlane, aged 23 years, daughter of David Evans McFarlane, Naval Officer.

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18.10.1884
Plymouth district, Devon
-
22.12.1945
Surrey Mid Eastern district, Surrey
... ...
Eng.Lt.Cdr. 01.10.1915
Eng.Cdr. 30.06.1921 (retd 18.10.1934; age)
Eng.Capt. (retd) 18.10.1934
04.07.1905     entered RN
... - ... ...
(06.1921)     HMS Venomous (torpedo-boat destroyer) [based at HMS Columbine (RN base, Port Edgar)]
08.06.1922 - (08.1923) HMS Keppel (flotilla leader; completing at Portsmouth)
15.01.1924 - (01.1925) Torpedo Engineer Officer, Torpedo Depot, Malta [HMS Egmont]
... - ... ...
       

 
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R      
       

 
S      
Selwood,
Dennis Peter
?
-
29.01.2014
[aged 76]
Lt.Cdr. 16.08.1969 (retd)
OBE
       
Sims,
Leonard

L. Sims (Photo courtesy of Mr Bill Forster)
Married Mary Margaret ... (died 08.05.1975).

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07.06.1886
Portsmouth, Hampshire
-
died before 1975
Seaman ? [M1334]
A/Mate (E) 07.05.1917
Mate (E) 16.05.1918, seniority 07.05.1917
Eng.Lt. 07.05.1919
Eng.Lt.Cdr. 07.05.1927 (retd 07.06.1931)
Eng.Cdr. (retd) 07.06.1931
? - (01.1919) HMS Cardiff (light cruiser)
(08.1923)     no appointment listed
07.1924 - (01.1925) HMS Caledon (cruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
(03.1926)     no appointment listed
19.04.1926 - (06.1928) HMS Venomous (destroyer) (Mediterranean)
03.1929 - (03.1931) HMS Abdiel (flotilla leader) (Reserve Fleet, Nore)
Stansbury,
Christopher Richard
?
-
25.12.2013
[aged 85]
Cdr. 30.06.1967 (retd)
 
       
       

 
T      
Trevethan,
Frederick Robert
?
-
01.2014
[aged 84]
Lt. 01.10.1965 (retd)
Hon. Lt.Cdr. ?
       
       

 
U      
       

 
V      
       

 
W      
Watson,
Donald Charles Frank
?
-
20.12.2013
[aged 84]
Instr.Capt. 31.12.1976 (retd)
 
       
Welby-Everard,
Roger Earle

R.E. Welby-Everard
Son of Capt. Philip Herbert Earle Welby-Everard, OBE, DSC, RN, and ....
?
-

Caythorpe,
Grantham,
Lincolnshire
Cadet
01.09.1960
Midsh
?
A/S.Lt.
01.09.1962
S.Lt.
02.04.1965, seniority 01.09.1962
Lt.
01.06.1965 (retd 06.03.1971; own request)
1961
-
1963
Midshipman, HMS Cavalier
(02.1963)


The Britannia RN College, Dartmouth *
(02.1968)
-
(02.1969)
HMS Resolution *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Assistant Editor (On-line), The Naval Review.
Westwood,
John Alan Sinclair
?
-
18.01.2014
[aged 85]
Cdr. 30.06.1964 (retd)
       
       

 
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