Douglas Eric Holland-Martin

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Admiral SIR Douglas Eric Holland-Martin, D.S.C, D.S.O., C.B., K.C.B., G.C.B. (10 April, 1906 – 6 January, 1977) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Holland-Martin was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 10 March, 1961 and retired on 9 February, 1966.[1]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gerald H. Warner
Captain of H.M.S. Tartar
16 Oct, 1939 – 20 Jan, 1940
Succeeded by
Lionel P. Skipwith
Preceded by
Donald T. McBarnet
Captain of H.M.S. Nubian
25 Jun, 1942 – 3 Apr, 1944
Succeeded by
Tristram A. Pack-Beresford
Preceded by
Charles F. H. Churchill
Captain of H.M.S. Faulknor
19 Dec, 1944 – 3 Apr, 1945
Succeeded by
George E. Fardell
Preceded by
Charles E. Lambe
Second Sea Lord
1957 – 1959
Succeeded by
Sir St. John R. J. Tyrwhitt
Court Appointments
Preceded by
Sir John P. L. Reid
Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom
11 Jan, 1973 – 12 Apr, 1976
Succeeded by
Nigel S. Henderson


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