Michael Harris (Royal Navy officer)

Rear Admiral Michael George Temple Harris JP (born 5 July 1941) is a former Royal Navy officer who was the captain of HMS Cardiff during the Falklands War.[1][2] He was promoted lieutenant on 1 May 1963,[3] lieutenant commander on 1 May 1971,[4] and retired on 3 April 1992.[5]

Michael Harris

Born (1941-07-05) 5 July 1941
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Service/branchRoyal Navy
Years of service1960–92
RankRear Admiral
Commands heldHMS Ark Royal (1987–1989)
HMS Cardiff (1980–1982)
HMS Sovereign (1975–1977)
HMS Osiris (1970–1972)
Battles/warsFalklands War

He lives with his wife Katrina in a grade-II-listed house in Whitchurch, Hampshire, since 1992.[6]

Harris is heir presumptive to the Harris barony currently held by his fourth cousin Anthony Harris, 8th Baron Harris.

References

  1. "The Falklands Conflict – Data Library – Ships". www.falklandswar.org.uk. Retrieved 11 February 2008.
  2. "No. 49194". The London Gazette (Supplement). 13 December 1982. p. 16121.
  3. "No. 43075". The London Gazette. 6 August 1963. p. 6640.
  4. "No. 45359". The London Gazette (Supplement). 3 May 1971. p. 4529.
  5. "No. 52885". The London Gazette (Supplement). 6 April 1992. p. 6173.
  6. "Falklands veteran battles with insurer over chimney collapse". The Times. 19 March 2019. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
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