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Sir Patrick Bayly
Born (1914-08-04)August 4, 1914
Died May 1, 1998(1998-05-01) (aged 83)
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1932-1970
Rank Vice Admiral
Commands held 6th Destroyer Squadron
Royal Naval College, Greenwich
Battles/wars World War II
Korean War
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Cross

Vice Admiral Sir Patrick Uniacke Bayly KBE, CB, DSC (4 August 1914 - 1 May 1998) was a Royal Navy officer who became President of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

Naval career

Born the son of Lancelot Francis Sanderson Bayly and educated at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth,[1] Bayly joined the Royal Navy in 1932 and served in World War II in Combined operations in the Mediterranean area.[2] After serving in the Korean War he became Commander of the 6th Destroyer Squadron in 1958, joined the staff of the Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic in 1960 and then became Chief of Staff, Mediterranean Fleet in 1962.[2] He went on to be Flag Officer, Sea Training in 1963, President of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich in 1965[3] and Chief of Staff, Allied Naval Forces Southern Europe in 1967 before retiring in 1970.[2]

In retirement he was Director of The Maritime Trust.[2]


Military offices
Preceded by
Sir Ian McGeoch
President, Royal Naval College, Greenwich
Succeeded by
Sir Horace Lyddon

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