David Hart Dyke
|David Hart Dyke|
|Born||3 October 1938|
|Commands held||HMS Coventry|
Captain David Hart Dyke CBE LVO ADC RN (born 3 October 1938) is a retired Royal Navy officer, former aide-de-camp to HM The Queen, and former commanding officer of HMS Coventry which was sunk during the Falklands War.
He is the author of the book Four Weeks in May: the Loss of HMS Coventry - a Captain's Story, a work based on transcripts of his diaries from the Falklands Conflict. A film titled Destroyer by Crab Apple Films based on his memoirs stars Paul Bettany as Captain Hart Dyke. It is currently in pre-production and is planned for release in 2014.
- Gilbert, Gerard (3 December 2011). "Miranda Hart: 'I was never in the cool gang'". The Independent. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
- "David Hart Dyke, the captain of HMS Coventry recalls the horror of his ship sinking in the Falklands War: 'It was black, with people on fire...'". Daily Telegraph. 18 May 2012.
- Hart-Dyke, David (2008). Four Weeks in May: A Captain's Story of War at Sea. Atlantic Books. ISBN 1-84354-591-8.
- Gibbons, Duncan (18 July 2013). "Photos: Drama at sea to film sinking of HMS Coventry". Coventry Telegraph. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
- 'Hart Dyke, Captain David’, Who's Who 2011, A & C Black, 2011; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2010 ; online edn, Oct 2010 accessed 15 July 2011
- "'I might slip quietly beneath the waves'". Daily Telegraph (Telegraph Media Group). 31 May 2007. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- Captain David Hart-Dyke at United Agents
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