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Sir David Williams
Born 22 October 1921
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  Royal Navy
Rank Admiral
Other work Governor of Gibraltar

Admiral Sir David Williams (born 22 October 1921) was a senior officer in the British Royal Navy.

Naval career

Williams the Chief of Navy Personnel and Second Sea Lord from 1974 to 1977; he was then Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command from 1977 to 1979.[1]

He was given the honour of being the Flag Officer on HMS Victory from 31 October 1976 to 30 October 1978.[2]

On 26 October 1982 he became the Governor of Gibraltar.[3] He held this position for three years until 19 November 1985.

Currently he is a Vice-President of the Friends of Gibraltar Heritage Society.[4]


  1. ^ Whitakers Almanack 1979
  2. ^ "HMS Victory - Flag Officers 1900 -". Retrieved 2008-08-21.  
  3. ^ New Governor arrives today 26 October 1982
  4. ^ "Friends of Gibraltar Heritage Society Newsletter No 83 April 2008". Retrieved 2008-08-21.  
Government offices
Preceded by
Sir William Jackson
Governor of Gibraltar
Succeeded by
Peter Terry


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