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|Admiral (Retired) Tan Sri Dato' Seri|
Abu Bakar Abdul Jamal
|Birth name||Abu Bakar bin Abdul Jamal|
|Born||13 November 1946(age 74)|
|Place of birth||Johor, Malaysia|
|Service/branch||Royal Malaysian Navy|
|Years of service||1965 – 2002|
|Rank||Admiral (Malay language: Laksamana)|
Chief of Royal Malaysian Navy|
15 October 1998 – 2002
|Awards||Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN)|
Admiral Abu Bakar served for nearly 40 years in the RMN and held various positions and ranks. He was commanding officer of several RMN ship including patrol ship, destroyers (missile) and corvettes. Between 1981 and 1984, Admiral Abu Bakar was made senior officer for the Corvette Project Team in Kiel, Germany. He later held the position of Assistant Chief of Navy (Human Resource) and Deputy Chief of Navy in 1996. Admiral Abu Bakar became the Chief of Navy on 15 October 1998 and was elevated to the rank of admiral on 1 June 2000. He retired in 2002.
Besides the various Malaysian awards and medals, Admiral Abu Bakar was also awarded the Bintang Jalasena Utama by Indonesia and the Legion of Merit (degree of commander) by the United States of America.
Admiral Abu Bakar is married to Puan Sri Datin Seri Kamariyah binti Buang and they have three children, namely, Katerina Maria, Azlena Maria and Johannes Esqander.
Honour of MalaysiaEdit
- ↑ Eur (2002). The Far East and Australasia 2003. Routledge. ISBN 1-85743-133-2.
- ↑ Abu Bakar bin Abdul Jamal, Memoir Seorang Laksamana, published by the Ministry of Defence, Malaysia (library.mod.gov.my/AccessionFullDisplayRetriever.jsp?H0008295)
- ↑ U.S. Pacific Command Imagery Archive April 2001 Archived 1 March 2006 at the Wayback Machine.
- ↑ "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat". http://www.istiadat.gov.my/index.php/component/semakanlantikanskp/.
Vice Admiral Dato' Seri Ahmad Ramli bin Mohd Noor
(1995 - 1998)
|Chief of Navy|
1998 - 2002
| Succeeded by|
Admiral Datuk Mohd Ramly bin Abu Bakar
(2002 - 2003)
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