Vice Admiral Sir Peter William Gretton KCB, DSO**, OBE, DSC (27 August 1912 – 11 November 1992) was an officer in the Royal Navy. He was active in the Battle of the Atlantic during the Second World War, and was a successful convoy escort commander. He eventually rose to become Fifth Sea Lord and retired as a vice admiral before entering university life as a bursar and academic.
Former Naval Person: Winston Churchill and the Royal Navy
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Convoy Escort Commander
An engrossing memoir that uncovers the turning point of the Battle of the Atlantic against the U-boat menace.More info →
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