In Memoriam

Captain Peter Kimm OBE RN Captain Peter Kimm

Captain Peter Kimm OBE RN

Captain Peter Kimm, who has died aged 88, was a naval gunnery officer who became a lay Franciscan and a campaigner whose moral and spiritual compass impressed all. Source: The Telegraph Kimm was a wartime cadet at Dartmouth when the […]

Rear-Admiral Hugh Edleston Hugh Eldeston

Rear-Admiral Hugh Edleston

Rear-Admiral Hugh Edleston, who has died aged 67, became a cool-headed, and highly successful commanding officer of several warships after serving during the Falklands conflict. Source: The Telegraph On the morning of June 12 1982, off the Falklands, Edleston was […]

Peter Bowring

Peter Bowring

Peter Bowring, who has died aged 89, was chairman of his family’s City insurance business until it fell to an American takeover, and a tireless trustee and fundraiser for a portfolio of good causes.

Admiral Sir Anthony Griffin

Admiral Sir Anthony Griffin was the epitome of the versatile and talented naval officer whose life’s work fell into two parts. There was his service in the Royal Navy and, following his retirement, his long effort to make the country aware of the importance of the sea at a time when it had become fashionable to dismiss ships and their associated industries and professions as tired and spent forces.