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Tag: First Sea Lord

  • Thursday, June 20th 2019 - 16:24 UTC

    Royal Navy appoints new First Sea Lord

    During his command, Adm Radakin will oversee HMS Queen Elizabeth deploying for the first time and the next of UK's carriers HMS Prince of Wales, enter service (Pic RN)

    Surrounded by family and watched by those at the head of the UK’s closest allies, Admiral Tony Radakin took over on Wednesday from Admiral Sir Philip Jones as Britain’s most senior sailor. The torch of Naval leadership changed hands as Admiral Jones stepped down after three years at the helm as First Sea Lord – and 41 years serving his nation.

  • Tuesday, December 4th 2018 - 08:36 UTC

    Britain confirms appointments of Armed Services top echelon including First Sea Lord

    Vice Admiral Tony Radakin CB is to be promoted Admiral and appointed First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, in succession to Admiral Sir Philip Jones

    British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has confirmed that the Queen has approved the new appointment of First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff. Vice Admiral Tony Radakin CB is to be promoted Admiral and appointed First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, in succession to Admiral Sir Philip Jones.