Tuesday, 15 May 2007

Captain Christopher Wreford-Brown DSO RN 1945-

Christopher Wreford-Brown was captain of the Conqueror, which sank Argentina's General Belgrano. The submarine returned to Faslane flying the Jolly Roger (skull and crossbones), the flag that is traditionally raised when returning from a successful combat mission.

 Christopher Wreford-Brown commanded the frigate HMS Cornwall, the diesel sub HMS Opossum and the nuclear subs HMS Valiant and HMS Conqueror.