Peter Stanford (Royal Navy officer)
|Sir Peter Stanford|
|Born||11 July 1929|
|Died||22 May 1991 (aged 61)|
|Years of service||1948 - 1987|
|Commands held||HMY Britannia
Naval Home Command
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order
Stanford was commissioned into the Royal Navy in 1948. He was appointed Executive Officer of HMY Britannia in 1969 and Commanding Officer of HMS Hermione as well as Captain of the 5th Frigate Squadron in 1974. Promoted to Vice-Admiral in 1982, he went on to be Vice Chief of the Naval Staff in 1982 and, following further promotion to admiral in 1984, he was made Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command. He retired in 1987.
He was married to Ann: they went on to have one son and two daughters.
Sir William Staveley
|Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Sir Desmond Cassidi
|Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command
Sir Sandy Woodward