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Richard Gimblett

Richard Gimblett was the command historian of the Royal Canadian Navy (2006-18).  As an officer in the navy (1975-2001) he served in ships of various classes on both coasts. Following an appointment as combat officer of HMCS Protecteur for operations in the Persian Gulf in 1991, he co-authored the official account of that conflict. He edited a pair of commemorative volumes to mark the navy’s centennial in 2010, and is a contributor to the multi-volume official history of the RCN. He lives in Port Hope, Ontario, and is a past president of the Canadian Nautical Research Society.

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