|Born||21 February 1921|
|Died||15 September 1997|
|Years of service||1939 - 1972|
|Commands held||HMS Haydon
HMS Enard Bay
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Cross
|Relations||Admiral Sir Martin Dunbar-Nasmith VC (father)|
Born the son of Admiral Martin Dunbar-Nasmith VC, Dunbar-Nasmith joined the Royal Navy as a Midshipman in 1939. He served in World War II in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean before being given command of HMS Haydon and then HMS Peacock. After the war he commanded HMS Moon and then HMS Rowena before joining the staff of the Flag Officer, 1st Cruiser Squadron and then commanding HMS Enard Bay. He joined the staff of the Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic in 1952 and was then given command of the frigate HMS Alert in 1954. After that he joined the Headquarters of the Supreme Allied Commander Europe in 1958 and then became Commanding Officer of the frigate HMS Berwick as well as Captain of the 5th Frigate Squadron in 1961.
He was appointed Director of Defence Plans at the Ministry of Defence in 1963, Commander, Amphibious Forces in 1965, Naval Secretary in 1967 and finally Flag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland in 1970 before retiring in 1972.
He married Elizabeth; they had two daughters and two sons.
Sir Ian McGeoch
|Flag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland