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Wood, Anthony Roy Hamilton

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number (nk)
Birth 10/05/1937 Death (nk)
Place Collingham Place (nk)
Area Yorks Area (nk)
Country UK Country (nk)
Qualifications pcsc. ndc.
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1955). He served in the Royal Roads Military College 1955. He served in the Royal Military College of Canada 1957. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1959). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1959). He served in University of Toronto 1959-60. He served in HMCS Fraser 1960. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 09/01/1962). He served in US Navy Submarine School New London CT 1962. He served in HMCS Grilse as Watchkeeper 1963. He served in Royal Roads Military College as Naval Staff Officer 1965. He served in HMCS Onondaga 1967. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Long Weapons Staff Course 1968. He served in HMCS Saguenay as Weapons Officer 1969. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1970). He served on Exchange Duty with US Navy Anti-Submarine Warfare School San Diego 1970. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Staff College 1972. He served in HMCS Qu'Appelle as Executive Officer 1973. He served in HMCS Fraser as Executive Officer 1974. He served in HMCS Nipigon as Executive Officer 1976. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 24/05/1976). He served in CFB Halifax for Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax as Commandant Weapons Division 1976. He served in HMCS Annapolis (II) (In command) 1977-79. He served in CFB Chilliwack for Canadian Forces Officer Candidate School as Commanding Officer 1977. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (MARS) (With seniority dated 15/08/1980). He served as Canadian Forces Attache Oslo/Copenhagen/Stockholm 1980. He served as Commander Fifth Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1983. He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 39) 1985. He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Operations Plans and Reserves 1986. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 19/02/1988). He served as Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief Western Atlantic (Norfolk VA) 1988. He served as Deputy Canadian Representative Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic at NATO HQ (Brussels) and Representative to Commander-in-Chief Channel 1990. (He was retired on 17/08/1992.)
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown
Named Features
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); 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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