The Terror Of Tobermory


Richard Baker’s biography of Vice Admiral Sir Gilbert Stephenson KBE CB CMG covers the tale of Sir Gilbert’s two naval careers. The account of his first career from which he retired in 1929 as a Rear Admiral provides a fascinating insight into the RN during its imperial heyday. After 10 years on the retired list during which time he was promoted to Vice Admiral Sir Gilbert returned to active service as a Commodore RNR after the outbreak of WWII. For 5 years he was based in Tobermory as Commodore HMS Western Isles

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