Sir Hugo White
|Born||22 October 1939|
|Died||1 June 2014(aged 74)|
|Years of service||1960–97|
|Commands held||Commander-in-Chief Fleet|
Flag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland
4th Frigate Squadron
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath|
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
|Other work||Governor of Gibraltar (1995–97)|
|Viceregal styles of|
Sir Hugo White
|Reference style||His Excellency|
|Spoken style||Your Excellency|
He was appointed Commanding Officer of the submarine, HMS Oracle, in 1970 and then went to teach at the Britannia Royal Naval College in 1971. He went on to be Commander Submarine Sea Training in 1973 and Commanding Officer of the frigate, HMS Salisbury, in 1975 during the Cod Wars. He was made Captain Naval Plans in 1978 and Commanding Officer of the frigate, HMS Avenger, as well as Captain of the 4th Frigate Squadron in 1981 and served in the Falklands War. He went to work for the Chief of Defence Staff in 1982 and became Commanding Officer of the destroyer, HMS Bristol, in 1985.
He was appointed Flag Officer Third Flotilla and Commander of the Anti-Submarine Warfare Striking Force in 1987. He became Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff in 1988 and Flag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland as well as Commander Northern Atlantic in 1991. He went on to be Commander-in-Chief Fleet in 1992.
He died on 1 June 2014.
In 1966 he married Josephine Mary Lorimer and they went on to have two sons.
- Admiral Sir Hugo White – obituary, The Daily Telegraph, 10 June 1914
| Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff
Sir Michael Livesay
| Flag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Sir Christopher Morgan
Sir Jock Slater
| Commander-in-Chief Fleet
Sir Peter Abbott
Sir John Chapple
| Governor of Gibraltar
Sir Richard Luce