Caspar Silas Balfour Swinley DSO, DSC, RN

Born  28 Oct 1898
Died  3 Sep 1983(84)

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15 May 1918 S.Lt.
15 May 1920 Lt.
15 May 1928 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1934 Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jul 1951


26 Jul 1940 DSC
7 Nov 1941 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Caspar Silas Balfour Swinley, RN

HMS Codrington (D 65)Cdr.Destroyer26 Nov 19398 Feb 1940
HMS Isis (D 87)Cdr.Destroyer17 Jun 1940Dec 41 ?
HMS Arethusa (26)Capt.Light cruiserJun 1945late 1945

Career information

He was SORF Plymouth & CO HMS Tartar 11/46-4/47.

He retired 7/7/51.

Circa 8/53 he was Chief of Naval Staff , Pakistan Navy presumably replacing RA Jefford.

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