Wed, 28 Jun|
Digby Memorial Hall
Hydrography - Mapping the Oceans
Rear Admiral Peter Sparkes
Time & Location
28 Jun 2023, 19:30 – 21:00
Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne DT9 3NL, UK
About the event
Rear Admiral Peter Sparkes is The Chief executive of The UK Hydrographic Office. Born and educated in Liverpool, he has served as a Warfare Officer in the Royal Navy from 1990 to 2021.
He commanded HMS Cumberland on counter-piracy deployment off Somalia and was captain of HMS Protector on ice-protecting duties in Antarctica. As a Commodore he then commanded 46 units of The Portsmouth Flotilla ; including aircraft carriers, destroyers and frigates . He has also served as the UK Chief of the Defence Staff’s Liaison Officer in Washington DC.