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Raymond Lygo : biography

15 March 1924 - 7 March 2012

Admiral Sir Raymond Derek Lygo, KCB (15 March 1924 – 7 March 2012) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Vice Chief of the Naval Staff.

Family

In 1950 he married Pepper Van Osten; they had two sons and one daughter.

Naval career

Educated at Ilford County High School and Clark's College, Bromley, Lygo joined the Royal Navy in 1942 during World War II.Debrett's People of Today 1994 He was made Commanding Officer of the frigate HMS Juno in 1967 and the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal in 1969. He went on to be Vice Chief of the Naval Staff in 1975 and retired in 1978.

After retirement, he joined British Aerospace, becoming Chief Executive in 1986.

He went on to be Chairman of the Rutland Trust in 1991, Chairman of TNT (Express) UK Ltd in 1992 and Chairman of the Liontrust First UK Investment Trust in 1997. He was Patron of the Fleet Air Arm Association.

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