Obituary: Rear-Admiral Sir Patrick Macnamara

By A. H. Taylor, published August 1957


Rear-Admiral Sir Patrick Macnamara, who died in April 1957, joined the Britannia Naval College in 1901 and went to sea in 1902. Having qualified in gunnery in 1910 he was appointed gunnery officer of HMS Tiger in 1915 and remained so until the end of the war. Although he retired in 1936 he rejoined in 1939 and held a number of senior positions, including Admiral-Superintendent Orkney.

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