R.G. Covington (40-43)

Richard Guy Covington (40-43), a retired Commander RN, died on 10th August 2016. We learned of the news from an item in Navy News.

 

During his Naval career he served in HMS Bermuda 1945-46, HMS Kenya 1947, HMS Nigeria (1948-50) HMS Excellent 1951 and in  HMS Kent, Tenby, Phoenicia, Vigilant, Carron, Rampura and Tyne at other times.

 

He was promoted Commander in June, 1962. He was still on the Navy List in Autumn 1971 but on the next Navy List, in 1973, was shown as retired. 

 

After his service in the RN, Covington became Managing Director of a company in Hove called Technic.