Abbott, Peter (Sir) - from United Kingdom
Country of meeting: in the year 1993–1995
Royal Navy General. Years of service: 1964–2001. Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff. He commanded the minesweeper, HMS Chawton, from 1972 to 1975 and then joined the staff of the Senior Naval Officer in the West Indies. He became commanding officer of the frigate HMS Ambuscade in 1976, second-in-command of the aircraft carrier HMS Bulwark in 1980 and the Chief of Defence Staff's briefer during the Falklands War in 1982.
He became Director of Navy Plans in 1985 and, having been promoted to rear admiral, he was appointed Flag Officer, Second Flotilla in 1989. He was made Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff in 1991 and, having been promoted to vice admiral, was appointed Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT) in 1993. He became Commander-in-Chief Fleet and, having been promoted to admiral in 1995, he became Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff in 1997.
Decorations: GBE KCB
Activities in the Orangization:
Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT), Major NATO Commander