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Miller, Duncan E.

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Title Vice-Admiral (CF)
Official Number (nk)
Birth 24/04/1948 Death (nk)
Place Worthing Place (nk)
Area Sussex Area (nk)
Country UK Country (nk)
Honours CMM; MSC; Chief of Defence Staff Commendation;
Qualifications psc.
He has co-authored a book with Ms. Sharon Hobson of Jane's Defense Weekly concerning the Canadian Navy’s involvement in the Gulf War, entitled The Persian Excursion.
Military Service
He was appointed as a Officer Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 13/09/1965). He served in HMCS Donnacona for Bishop’s University 1965. He served in HMCS Chaudiere for training 1966. He served in HMCS Chignecto for training 1967. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 01/05/1968). He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Esquimalt for training 1968. He served in HMCS Margaree for training and as Navigating Officer and Anti-Submarine Air Controller 1970. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 01/05/1971). He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Combat Control Officers Course 1972. He served in HMCS Skeena as Operations Officer 1973. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1975). He served in MARCOMHQ as Senior Staff Officer Readiness 1976. He served in HMCS Cowichan (In command) 1977. He served in Royal Naval Staff College Greenwich for Staff Course 1978. He served in MARPAC HQ as Executive Assistant to Commander Maritime Forces Pacific 1979. He served in HMCS Gatineau as Executive Officer 1980. He served in NDHQ Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff as Director Maritime Force Development 1981. He served in NDHQ Chief of the Defence Staff as Executive Assistant 1983. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1984). He served in HMCS Nipigon in command 1986. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/1987). He was appointed as Commandant Canadian Forces Maritime Warfare Centre 1987. He was appointed as Commander First Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1990. He served in HMCS Athabaskan as Commander Naval Task Group Middle East and Commander Allied Combat Logistic Forces Persian Gulf 1990. He served in NDHQ as Director Naval Requirements 1991. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 05/06/1992). He served in NDHQ Seconded to Privy Council Office (Foreign and Defence Policy Secretariat) 1992. He served in NDHQ as Director General Policy Operations 1994. He served in Commander Canadian Defence Liaison Staff (London) and Canadian Defence Adviser to UK 1995 and Defence Attaché to Republic of Ireland 1996. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 24/09/1997). He was appointed as Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic 1997. He served in ACLANT HQ Norfolk VA as Chief of Staff 2000. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/01/2001). (He was retired 24/04/2003.)
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown
Named Features
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); Lead & Line Vol 14 Issue 5 May 2000; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON;; Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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