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The West Country GI's Association Patron

VICE ADMIRAL SIR RICHARD IBBOTSON KBE CB DSC

   
     
 
  BORN

27.06.54

 
  ENTERED ROYAL NAVY 

13.09.72

 
  PROMOTED COMMANDER 31.12.90  
  PROMOTED CAPTAIN   30.06.97  
  PROMOTED COMMODORE  17.12.01  
  PROMOTED REAR ADMIRAL 23.06.05  
  PROMOTED VICE ADMIRAL

07.04.09

 
  PLACED ON RETIRED LIST 19.05.11  
 
     
 

STATEMENT OF SERVICE

 
 

Principal Appointments

 

As Commander

1989 -1991 HMS HURWORTH in Command
1992 -1993   HMS BOXER in Command
1993 -1995   Ministry of Defence for duty with Directorate of Defence Policy as Desk Officer
1995 -1997  Staff of Commander United Kingdom Task Group/ Commander Anti-Submarine Warfare Strike Force as Staff Officer Operations

As Captain

1997 -1998  Captain First Frigate Squadron, Captain Initial Sea Training and HMS BEAVER in Command
1998 -1999   Captain First Frigate Squadron, Captain Initial Sea Training and HMS BOXER in Command
1999 - 2001  Ministry of Defence for duty with Director of Operational Capability as Assistant Director

As Commodore

2001 - 2002

Commander British Forces Falkland Islands

2003 - 2004 Commander Standing Naval Forces Atlantic
2004 - 2005 Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth in Command

As Rear Admiral

2005 - 2007 Naval Secretary and Director General Human Resources (Navy); (re-named Naval Secretary and Chief of Staff (Personnel) after Fleet TLB Merger Apr 06)
2007- 2009 Flag Officer Sea Training

As Vice Admiral

2009 - 2011 Deputy Commander-in-Chief Fleet and Chief of Staff Navy Command HQ and Chief Naval Warfare Officer

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