Peter Buchanan (Royal Navy officer)
|Sir Peter Buchanan|
|Born||14 May 1925
|Died||23 November 2011(aged 86)|
|Commands held||HMS Endurance|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire|
Buchanan was given command of HMS Endurance in 1968. He proved that the route now known as the Buchanan Passage can be used to reach Marguerite Bay from the North. He became Naval Assistant to the Second Sea Lord in 1970 and, having been promoted to Rear Admiral, became Naval Secretary in 1976. Following promotion to Vice Admiral, he was appointed Chief of Staff, Allied Naval Forces Southern Europe in 1979. He retired in 1982.
- "BUCHANAN - Deaths Announcements - Telegraph Announcements". Announcements.telegraph.co.uk. 2011-11-23. Retrieved 2011-12-06.
- Royal Indian Navy (RIN) Officers (1939–1945) : Profile of Sir Peter Buchanan.
- Australian Antarctic Data Centre
- Senior Royal Navy Appointments
- Whitaker's Almanack 1983
- Guild of Freemen of the City of London