Admiral Sir Raymond Lygo Cmdr of the Ark Royal when it collided with a Russian Destroyer 1970
Sir Raymond Lygo,
The City of Pensacola Florida, City of Five Flags presentation Key, mounted on wood with name plaque, SIR RAYMOND LYGO.
1942 joined the royal Navy at the Fleet Air Arm, Gosport. Commanded the Lowestoft during the war.
1969 commands the Ark Royal.
1971 in command of the Ark royal when she collides with a soviet cruiser near Crete while on patrol.
1975 Director General of Naval Manpower and Training, latterly vice Chief of the Naval Staff.
1978 Retires from service and becomes a CEO of British Aerospace.
1978 death recorded.