|Born||12 June 1927|
HMS Sea Scout|
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath|
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Educated at King Henry VIII School, Coventry, Whetstone joined the Royal Navy in 1945. He was given command of the submarine HMS Sea Scout in 1956, the submarine HMS Artful in 1959 and the submarine HMS Repulse in 1968. He went on to be commanding officer of the frigate HMS Juno in 1972, commanding officer of the destroyer HMS Norfolk in 1977 and Flag Officer Sea Training in 1980. He went on, in 1981, to be Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations), a role he undertook during the Falklands War, before retiring in 1983.
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- Who's Who 2010, A & C Black, 2010, ISBN 978-1-4081-1414-8
- Mackie, Colin. "Senior Royal Navy Appointments from 1865". Colin Mackie. http://www.gulabin.com/armynavy/pdf/Senior%20Royal%20Navy%20Appointments%201865-.pdf. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
- "No. 49134". 8 October 1982. p. 12856. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/49134/supplement/12856
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