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Richard Fitch

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Admiral Sir Richard ('Dick') George Alison Fitch KCB (2 June 1929 – 15 February 1994) is a senior Royal Navy officer who went on to be Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel. [1]

23 relations: Admiral (Royal Navy), Aircraft carrier, Blackheath, London, Brian Brown (Royal Navy officer), Britannia Royal Naval College, Commanding officer, Eastern Fleet, First Sea Lord, Frigate, HMS Apollo (F70), HMS Berwick (F115), HMS Hermes (R12), Lloyd's of London, London, Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom), Naval Secretary, Order of the Bath, Paul Greening, Richard Thomas (Royal Navy officer), Royal Naval College, Greenwich, Royal Navy, Second Sea Lord, Simon Cassels.

Admiral (Royal Navy)

Admiral is a senior rank of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, which equates to the NATO rank code OF-9, outranked only by the rank admiral of the fleet.

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Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Blackheath, London

Blackheath is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the London Borough of Lewisham.

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Brian Brown (Royal Navy officer)

Admiral Sir Brian Thomas Brown KCB CBE (born 31 August 1934) is a senior Royal Navy officer who went on to be Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel.

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Britannia Royal Naval College

Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC), commonly known as Dartmouth, is the naval academy of the United Kingdom and the initial officer training establishment of the British Royal Navy.

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Commanding officer

The commanding officer (CO) or, if the incumbent is a general officer, commanding general (CG), is the officer in command of a military unit.

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Eastern Fleet

The British Eastern Fleet (also known after 1944 as the East Indies Fleet and the Far East Fleet) was a fleet of the Royal Navy which existed between 1941 and 1971.

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First Sea Lord

The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff (1SL/CNS) is the professional head of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy and the whole Naval Service.

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Frigate

A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.

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HMS Apollo (F70)

HMS Apollo was a batch 3B broadbeam of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Berwick (F115)

HMS Berwick was a ''Rothesay'' or Type 12I class anti-submarine frigate of the British Royal Navy.

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HMS Hermes (R12)

HMS Hermes was a conventional British aircraft carrier and the last of the. Hermes was in service with the Royal Navy from 1959 until 1984, and she served as the flagship of the British forces during the 1982 Falklands War. After being sold to India in 1986, the vessel was recommissioned and remained in service with the Indian Navy as until 2017. A crowdfunding campaign failed to preserve the ship as a museum piece.

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Lloyd's of London

Lloyd's of London, generally known simply as Lloyd's, is an insurance market located in London, United Kingdom.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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Naval Secretary

The Naval Secretary is the Royal Navy appointment of which the incumbent is responsible for policy direction on personnel management for members of the RN.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Paul Greening

Rear Admiral Sir Paul Woollven Greening (4 June 1928 – 5 November 2008) was a Royal Navy officer and courtier, who served as Naval Secretary and Master of the Household.

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Richard Thomas (Royal Navy officer)

Admiral Sir William Richard Scott Thomas (22 March 1932 – 13 December 1998) was the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod (or simply Black Rod) in the British Parliament's House of Lords from January 1992 to 8 May 1995.

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Royal Naval College, Greenwich

The Royal Naval College, Greenwich, was a Royal Navy training establishment between 1873 and 1998, providing courses for naval officers.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Second Sea Lord

The Second Sea Lord (2SL) is one of the most senior admirals of the British Royal Navy, responsible for personnel and naval shore establishments.

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Simon Cassels

Admiral Sir Simon Alastair Cassillis Cassels KCB CBE (born 5 March 1928) is a senior Royal Navy officer who became Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Fitch

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