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Stoker naval career began in 1900 with training aboard HMS Britannia. By 1904 he had been promoted to acting sub-lieutenant, and began studying at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich. He volunteered for the Royal Navy Submarine Service. Aged 23 he was given a submarine command and promoted to lieutenant. Later he was given responsibility to open Britain's first submarine station on Gibraltar.

HMAS Encounter; HMAS Sydney (1913-1928); HMCS Cerberus

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Henry Hugh Gordon Stoker
Nickname(s) Harry
Allegiance United Kingdom British Empire
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1913-1920 1939-1945
Rank Lieutenant Commander
Commands held HMAS AE2
Battles/wars World War I World War II
Awards Distinguished Service Order
Relations Bram Stoker cousin
Other work Actor Theatre director
Henry Hugh Gordon Stoker
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Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1975
Rank Vice Admiral
Commands held HMS Otter HMS Superb HMS Vanguard 2nd Submarine Squadron
Awards CVO
Other work Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Personnel)


Basil Charles Godfrey Place
Victoria Cross Medal Ribbon & Bar.jpg
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Commands held Midget Submarine X.7
Battles/wars World War II
Awards VC, CB, CVO, DSC Cross of Valour
Stephen Lynch Conway Maydon
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1931-1945?
Rank Lieutenant-Commander
Commands held HMS L26, HMS Umbra HMS Tradewind
Awards DSO and bar DSC
Other work Politician Government minister
Rupert Lonsdale
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1927-1946 Honourable discharge
Rank Commander
Commands held HMS Seal
Battles/wars World War II Prisoner of War
Awards Mentioned in despatches
Other work Anglican vicar
Gilbert Hackforth-Jones
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1914-1936
Rank Commander
Battles/wars World War I
Other work Prolific author
David Russell
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1970
Rank Commodore
Commands held HMS Vanguard (S28)
Other work Chief executive of The Harpur Trust


Neil Rutherford
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Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1936-1959
Rank Lieutenant Commander
Commands held HMS Spiteful Commander-in-chief Nore
Battles/wars

World War II

  • East Indies
  • Southwest Pacific
Korean War
Awards DSC
Richard Douglas Sandford
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Buried at Eston Cemetery
Allegiance United Kingdom British Empire
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Rank Lieutenant
Commands held HMS C3 HMS G11
Battles/wars

World War I

Awards Victoria Cross
Relations Brigadier Daniel Sandford
Henry Hugh Gordon Stoker
Other work Actor


Geoffrey Saxton White
Victoria Cross Medal Ribbon & Bar.jpg
Buried at Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Allegiance United Kingdom British Empire
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1902-1918
Rank Lieutenant Commander
Commands held HMS E14
Awards Victoria Cross
Anthony Miers
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Gravestone of Rear Admiral Sir Anthony Cecil Capel Miers VC, KBE, CB, DSO & Bar (Photo by Terry Macdonald)
Buried at Tomnahurich Cemetery, Inverness, Scotland
Years of service 1929-1956
Rank Rear admiral
Commands held HMS Torbay
Battles/wars WWII
Awards VC, KBE, CB, DSO & Bar


Ian McGeoch
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1931-1970
Rank Vice-admiral
Commands held HMS Ursula, HMS Splendid, HMS Fernie, 3rd Submarine Squadron, Director of Undersurface Warfare,
Battles/wars

WWII

Awards Mention in dispatches DSO DSC CB
Other work MPhil, Editor of Naval Review, Author of An Affair of Chances: a Submariner's Odyssey, 1939-44 and Earl Mountbatten, The Princely Sailor, member of the Queen’s Bodyguard for Scotland
Norman Douglas Holbrook
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Buried at St James Old Churchyard, Stedham, West Sussex
Allegiance United Kingdom British Empire
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Rank Commander
Commands held HMS B11
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Victoria Cross. The name New South Wales town of Germanton was changed to Holbrook in his honour.
Sir Arthur Richard Hezlet
Nickname(s) Baldy
Allegiance United Kingdom British Empire
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1928-1964
Rank Vice-admiral
Commands held HMS H44, HMS Unique,, HMS Ursula, HMS Upholder, HMS Trident, HMS Trenchant, HMS Newfoundland
Battles/wars World War II Occupation of Norway
Awards KBE CB DSO and Bar DSC Legion of Merit (United States) Mentioned in Dispatches
Other work N.I. president of the Royal British Legion
RNLI
Member of the general synod of the Church of Ireland
council member of the University of Ulster, Author of The Submarine and Sea Power, Aircraft and Sea Power, B Specials, The Electron and Sea Power, HMS Trenchant at War: from Chatham to the Banka Strait, History of British and Allied Submarine Operations.
John Gaimes
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Buried at Bay of Biscay.
Allegiance United Kingdom British Empire
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1901-1921
Rank Submarine Commander
Commands held HMS A9
HMS B9
HMS C37
HMS K5
Battles/wars World War I
Awards DSO
Francis Newton Allen Cromie
Buried at Archangel Memorial Saint Petersburg
Allegiance United Kingdom British Empire
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1903-1918
Rank Lieutenant Commander, Naval attaché
Commands held HMS_E19
Battles/wars British submarine flotilla in the Baltic
Boxer Uprising
Awards CB
DSO
John Egerton Broome
Nickname(s) Jack
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1917-1947
Rank Submariner Commander, Captain (D)
Commands held HMS Rainbow
HMS Veteran
First Escort Group, HMS Keppel
HMS Avalon
HMS Begum
HMS Vernon
HMS Ramillies
Battles/wars Norwegian campaign
Awards Mentioned in DispatchesDistinguished Service CrossBurma Star
Other work Writer and Cartoonist
Douglas Reid Kinnier
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch British Merchant Navy British Merchant Navy
Rank Captain and honorary lieutenancy in the Royal Naval Reserve
Commands held SS Ortega
Battles/wars Escape of the SS Ortega from the German cruiser Dresden
Awards DSC

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