WARSOP, R Adm John Charles (1927-1995)

Scope and Content

'AFO 1/56, the new officer structure', a manuscript text on changes in the RN officer structure, 1956-1994, with particular reference to Area Flag Officers, written in [1994].

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1927; educated at Gateway School, Leicester, and Royal Naval College, Eaton Hall, Chester; attended Royal Naval Engineering College, Keyham, Plymouth, 1945-1948; served on HMS THESEUS and HMS GAMBIA, 1949-1950; Royal Naval College, Greenwich, 1950-1952; served on HMS SUPERB, 1952-1954; Staff, Royal Naval Engineering College, 1954-1956; Ministry of Defence, 1956-1959; Senior Engineer, HMS ARK ROYAL, 1959-1961; Ministry of Defence, 1961-1965, 1968-1970, 1972-1975 and 1979-1981; British Defence Staff, Washington, USA, 1965-1968; Engineer Officer, HMS BLAKE, 1970-1972; Commanding Officer, HMS FISGARD, 1975-1978; R Adm, 1981; Port Adm, Rosyth, 1981-1983; Flag Officer and Naval Base Cdr, Portsmouth, 1983-1985; retired, 1986; died in 1995.


Single item.

Access Information

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1996.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lhcma/top.htm, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Separated Material

Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth, holds tapes of interviews with Warsop.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.