Frank Houghton (rear admiral)
Born in Cornwall, England, and educated in Victoria, British Columbia and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Houghton joined the navy in 1913 as an officer cadet. In 1945 Houghton, by then a captain, was appointed to replace Percy W. Nelles as chief of the Canadian navy's mission to Britain. In 1946 Houghton took command of Canada's first aircraft carrier, Warrior, and by 1947 he was serving as vice-chief of the Naval Staff.
- "From Middy to Admiral". Leader-Post. Canadian Press. 11 January 1945. p. 15. Retrieved January 8, 2012.
- Graves, Donald E. (2003). In Peril on the Sea: The Royal Canadian Navy and the Battle of the Atlantic. Canadian Naval Memorial Trust. p. 28. ISBN 978-1-896941-32-5.
- Canadian News Facts. 15-16. Marpep Pub. 1981. p. 2562.
- Paddon, William Anthony (1989). Labrador Doctor: My Life with the Grenfell Mission. James Lorimer & Company. p. 46. ISBN 1-55028-276-X.
- Milner, Marc (2010). Canada's Navy: The First Century (2nd ed.). Toronto: University of Toronto Press. p. 170. ISBN 978-0-8020-9604-3.
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