Hugh Nicholas Aubyn Richardson

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Commander (retired) Hugh Nicholas Aubyn Richardson, D.S.O., D.S.C. (23 August, 1903 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Took a submarine course in mid 1925.

Richardson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1927.[1] He served in a number of "L" class submarines through 1930.

Richard was awarded the Stanhope Medal for 1934 for saving the life of a seaman overboard from Wolfhound at anchor in squally Lamlash Harbour.[2]

Richardson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1935.[3]

Richardson was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Commander on 23 August, 1948.[4]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick W. G. Harker
Captain of H.M.S. Peterel
6 May, 1936[5]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
John H. Lewes
Captain of H.M.S. Shikari
27 Nov, 1939 – 25 Sep, 1941
Succeeded by
George H. D.Deny A Williams


  1. page on the man.
  2. "Bravest Deed of the Year." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Feb 13, 1935; pg. 9; Issue 46987.
  3. page on the man.
  4. page on the man.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 263.