West Country GI's Association

 

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Vice Admiral Sir Richard Ibbotson KBE CB DSC

 

Association Patron

 

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
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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