|Sir Geoffrey Dalton|
|Born||14 April 1931|
|Years of service||1949 - 1987|
|Commands held||HMS Nubian
7th Frigate Squadron
School of Maritime Operations
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Educated at Reigate Grammar School and the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Dalton joined the Royal Navy in 1949. He was given command of the frigate HMS Nubian in 1969. He was appointed Commanding Officer of the frigate HMS Jupiter as well as Captain of the 7th Frigate Squadron in 1977, Commander of the School of Maritime Operations in 1979 and Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Policy) in 1981. He went on to be Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic in 1984 and retired in 1987.
In 1957 he married Jane Hamilton Baynes; they have four sons.
Sir David Hallifax
|Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic
Sir Richard Thomas