1. B


    Good morning All Today in Navy news Vice Admiral Tony Radakin is to be promoted to First Sea Lord successor to Admiral Sir Philip Jones. I see that Sir Philip Jones was GS. Is there any branch or branches of the service and that see more people in flag rank than others? Regards B
  2. Seaweed

    A Biographical Dictionary of the 20th Century RN by Alastair Wilson (vol.1)

    The book opens with the social-historical background which includes a lucid and valuable explanation on how entry, promotion, half-pay and retirement of Naval Officers worked, and changed over time, during the period; albeit there is later some repetition as the text develops. The author has...