Nicholas Harris

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Nicholas Harris
Birth name Nicholas Henry Linton Harris
Born (1952-02-26) 26 February 1952 (age 65)
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1969 - 2006
Rank Rear Admiral
Commands held HMS Oberon
HMS Sovereign
Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath
Member of the Order of the British Empire

Rear Admiral Nicholas Henry Linton Harris CB MBE (born 26 February 1952) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland.

Naval career[edit]

Educated at Malvern College and the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth,[1] Harris joined the Royal Navy in 1969 and was later given command of the submarines HMS Oberon and then HMS Sovereign.[1] He was appointed Deputy Flag Officer, Submarines in 1999 and naval attaché in Washington D. C. in 2000 before becoming Flag Officer, Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland in 2003 and retiring in 2006.[2]

In retirement he became Clerk to the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors.[1]

Family[edit]

He is married to Jenny; they have two daughters.[1]

References[edit]

Military offices
Preceded by
Derek Anthony
Flag Officer Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland
2003–2006
Succeeded by
Philip Wilcocks