|Sir Raymond Lygo|
|Born||15 March 1924|
|Died||7 March 2012(aged 87)|
|Years of service||1942 - 1978|
|Commands held||HMS Lowestoft
HMS Ark Royal
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Educated at Ilford County High School and Clark's College, Bromley, Lygo joined the Royal Navy in 1942 during World War II. He was appointed the commanding officer of the frigate Lowestoft in 1961, the frigate Juno in 1967 and the aircraft carrier Ark Royal in 1969. He went on to be Vice Chief of the Naval Staff in 1975 and retired in 1978.
He went on to be Chairman of the Rutland Trust in 1991, Chairman of TNT (Express) UK Ltd in 1992 and Chairman of the Liontrust First UK Investment Trust in 1997. He was Patron of the Fleet Air Arm Association.
In 1950 he married Pepper Van Osten; they had two sons and one daughter.
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