Hunt, Adm. Sir Nicholas (John Streynsham)
GCB 1987 (KCB 1985); LVO 1961
Born 7 Nov. 1930; s of Brig. and Mrs J. M. Hunt; m 1966, Meriel Eve Givan; two s one d; died 25 Oct. 2013
DL; Chairman, Ferrero UK Ltd, since 2005
CO HMS Burnaston, HMS Palliser, HMS Troubridge, HMS Intrepid, and BRNC, Dartmouth; Asst Private Sec. to Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, 1959–62; Executive Officer, HMS Ark Royal, 1969–71; RCDS 1974; Dir of Naval Plans, 1976–78; Flag Officer, Second Flotilla, 1980–81; Dir-Gen., Naval Manpower and Training, 1981–83; Flag Officer, Scotland and NI, and Port Admiral Rosyth, 1983–85; C-in-C, Fleet, and Allied C-in-C, Channel and Eastern Atlantic, 1985–87, retd. Rear-Adm. of the UK, 1994–97, Vice Adm. of the UK and Lt of the Admiralty, 1997–2001. Dep. Man. Dir (Orgn and Develt), Eurotunnel, 1987–89; Dir-Gen., Chamber of Shipping, 1991–97; Chm., Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, 1998–2005. Chairman: SW Surrey DHA, 1990–95; Nuffield Hosps, 1996–2001. Comr, CWGC, 1988–92. Freeman, City of London, 1988. DL Surrey, 1996. Gov., Sutton’s Hosp. in Charterhouse, 2002–06
Boodle’s, Royal Navy of 1765 and 1785; Surrey
See also Rt Hon. Jeremy Hunt (son).