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Ross, Edward Raymond

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number (nk)
Birth 21/04/1930 Death 28/02/1987
Place Deal Place Victoria
Area Area BC
Country UK Country Canada
Qualifications rcds.
After his naval service he operated the Leafhill Gallery in Victoria BC.
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCNR (With seniority dated 30/04/1949). He served in HMCS Malahat for UNTD at Royal Roads Service College 1949. (Transferred to RCN 1949). He was appointed as a Midshipman RCN (With seniority dated 12/08/1949). He served in HMCS Niobe for training with Royal Navy 1949. He was appointed as an Acting Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 12/12/1950). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (E) RCN (in 1952 with seniority backdated to 12/12/1950). He was appointed as an Ordnance Lieutenant RCN (1953 with seniority backdated to 12/10/1952). He served in HMCS Niobe for Royal Naval Engineering College Greenwich for Manager Electrical Specialty Course and later Ordinance Engineering Specialist Course 1953. He served in HMC Dockyard Esquimalt - Superintendent Naval Armament Depot as Inspector of Naval Ordnance 1954. He served in HMCS Micmac as Ordnance Officer 1956. He served in HMCS Niagara for US Naval Post Graduate School Monterey to obtain post graduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Ordnance Engineering, Guided Missiles 1957. He served in NSHQ Director-General Naval Ordnance Joint Ballistic Missile Defence Staff as Staff Officer Technical 1960. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 12/10/1960). He served in NSHQ Programme Manager Missile Systems as Staff Officer Analysis 1962. He served in NSHQ Assistant Director Weapons Systems Surface and Air as Project Officer Canadian SEA SPARROW System and Project Manager Missiles Guns and Mountings 1963. He was appointed as a Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1965). He served in CFHQ Chief of Technical Services Director-General Engineering (Sea) as Section Head Weapons Systems Sea and Air Section 1965. He served in CFHQ Chief of Technical Services Director-General Maritime Systems Engineering as Section Head Project Definition Section 1966. He served in CFHQ Chief of Technical Services Director-General Maritime Systems as Director Maritime Combat Systems 1969. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 09/1969). He served in UK Royal College of Defence Studies 1972. He served in MARCOM HQ as Deputy Chief of Staff Technical Readiness 1973. He was appointed as Commanding Officer Ship Repair Unit Atlantic 1973. He served in NDHQ ADM (Policy) Director-General Programme Development Plans as Director Programme Analysis 1976. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 08/1977). He served in NDHQ as Director-General Maritime Engineering and Maintenance 1977. He served in Canadian Defence Liaison Staff Washington DC as Senior Liaison Officer (Maritime) and Canadian Forces Attaché Maritime 1980. He served in MARCOMHQ as Chief of Staff Materiel 1982. (He was retired 21/04/1985.)
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown
Named Features
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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