Royal Australian Navy Personnel Biographies

This is a list of biographies available on this website for Royal Australian Navy personnel, past and present, who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Personnel who have attained an Admiral rank
  • Current serving personnel in the Royal Australian Navy or Department of Defence Senior Leadership Group
  • Current serving personnel who are Commanding Officers for either a commissioned ship or naval establishment
  • Personnel who have significantly contributed to the history of the Royal Australian Navy


Ranksort descending Surname First Name
Rear Admiral Richards Katherine
Rear Admiral Dovers William Anthony George
Rear Admiral Lamacraft Richard
Commodore Smyth Dacre Henry Deudraeth
Commodore Bateman Sam
Commodore Armstrong John Malet
Commodore Rosenthal Alvord Sydney
Commodore Britten Jeffrey William Herbert
Commodore Kemp William Alexander
Commodore Da Costa John Raymond
Commodore Goble John Douglas
Commodore Ramsay Sir James Maxwell
Commodore Knight Alfred Victor
Commodore Percy Robert Henry
Commodore Matthew John Alexander
Commodore Frost David
Captain Duggan Troy
Captain Johnson Paul
Captain Palmer Scott
Captain Dechaineux Emile Frank Verlaine
Captain Clelland Dugald
Captain Parker Charles Avison
Captain Darby (Surgeon) Leonard
Captain Hudson Clive Martin
Captain Waller Hector ‘Hec’ MacDonald Laws
Captain Spurgeon Stanley Herbert King
Captain Goodenough James Graham
Captain Stevens Duncan Herbert
Captain Cooper Alastair
Captain Thring Walter Hugh Charles Samuel
Captain Getting Frank Edmund
Captain O’Hara Brendan
Captain Burleigh Ken
Captain Howden Harry Leslie
Captain Raudino Moses
Captain Hamer David John
Captain Ramsay David John
Captain Knatchbull John
Captain Newey Robert Peter
Captain Stevenson John Philip
Captain Treacy Alfred Martin
Captain Streeter Joan
Captain Pullar Ian Stewart
Captain Robertson Ronald John
Captain Nave Eric
Captain Darling Stanley
Captain Clare Chapman James
Captain Collins Sir Robert Henry Muirhead
Captain Blacklock Charles Herbert
Captain Cousin Allan Paterson