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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Britannia Royal Naval College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Britannia Royal Naval College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Britannia Royal Naval College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Britannia Royal Naval College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Britannia Royal Naval College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Britannia Royal Naval College.

Alumni range from Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh to Charles, Prince of Wales.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Britannia Royal Naval College?” and “Which celebrities are Britannia Royal Naval College alumni?”

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Charles, Prince of Wales is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Charles, Prince of Wales Charles, Prince of Wales, is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. Known alternatively in Scotland as Duke of Rothesay and in South West England as Duke of Cornwall, he is ...more

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinbur... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Fleet admiral, Soldier, Duke Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. He is the longest-serving, oldest-ever spouse of a reigning British monarch, and the longest-lived male member of the ...more

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Guy Burgess is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Guy Burgess Spy Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess was a British radio producer, intelligence officer and Foreign Office official. He was a member of the Cambridge Five spy ring that passed Western secrets to the ...more

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Prince Andrew, Duke of York Investor, Military Officer, Fighter pilot Prince Andrew, Duke of York KG GCVO CD ADC, is the second son and third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. At the time of his birth, he was second in the line of ...more

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Benjamin Bathurst is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Benjamin Bathurst Admiral of the Fleet Sir David Benjamin Bathurst GCB, DL is a former Royal Navy officer. After training as a pilot and qualifying as a helicopter instructor, Bathurst commanded a Naval Air ...more

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John Bowen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
John Bowen John Bowen was a naval officer and colonial administrator, who led the first settlement of Tasmania at Risdon Cove.

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Michael Torrens-Spence is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Michael Torrens-Spence Captain Frederick Michael Alexander Torrens-Spence DSO, DSC, AFC was a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm pilot in the Second World War. Torrens-Spence earned the distinction of holding commissions in the ...more

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Anthony Carwardine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Anthony Carwardine Military Officer Rear Admiral Anthony Carwardine AO is a retired Australian naval officer, Chief of Naval Personnel in the Royal Australian Navy and former Commandant of the Australian Defence Force Academy.

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Robin Janvrin, Baron Janvrin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Robin Janvrin, Baron Janvrin Robin Berry Janvrin, Baron Janvrin GCB GCVO QSO PC was the Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II from February 1999 to September 2007. Janvrin was also a Trustee of the Queen's 80th Birthday ...more

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John Fieldhouse, Baron Fieldho... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
John Fieldhouse, Baron Fieldhouse Admiral of the Fleet John David Elliott Fieldhouse, Baron Fieldhouse GCB, GBE was a Royal Navy officer. He commanded five submarines and a frigate before achieving higher command in the Navy. ...more

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Julian Oswald is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Julian Oswald Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Julian Robertson Oswald GCB was a Royal Navy officer. After training as a gunnery specialist, Oswald commanded a frigate and then a destroyer before achieving ...more

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Michael Le Fanu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Michael Le Fanu Admiral of the Fleet Sir Michael Le Fanu GCB, DSC was a Royal Navy officer. He fought in the Second World War as gunnery officer in a cruiser operating in the Home Fleet during the Norwegian ...more

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Andrew Murrison is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Andrew Murrison Physician Dr Andrew William Murrison is a doctor and Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. After serving as the Member of Parliament for Westbury from 2001 to 2010, at the 2010 general ...more

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Edward VIII of the United King... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Edward VIII of the United Kingdom Edward VIII was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year. Edward was the ...more

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Frederic John Walker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Frederic John Walker Captain Frederic John Walker CB, DSO & Three Bars was a Royal Navy officer noted for his exploits during World War II. Walker was the most successful anti-submarine warfare commander during ...more

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Michael Grylls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Michael Grylls Politician Sir William Michael John Grylls, known as Michael Grylls, was a British Conservative politician. He was implicated in the cash-for-questions affair, a political scandal of the 1990s. He is the ...more

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Peter Hill-Norton, Baron Hill-... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Peter Hill-Norton, Baron Hill-Norton Admiral of the Fleet Peter John Hill-Norton, Baron Hill-Norton GCB was a senior Royal Navy officer. He fought in the Second World War as gunnery officer in a cruiser operating on the Western ...more

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Richard Ottaway is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Richard Ottaway Sir Richard Geoffrey James Ottaway is a British Conservative politician, Member of Parliament for Croydon South from 1992 to 2015. He was previously MP for Nottingham North.

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William Staveley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
William Staveley Admiral of the Fleet Sir William Doveton Minet Staveley GCB, DL was a Royal Navy officer. Staveley saw service as a minesweeper commander on coastal patrol during the Indonesia–Malaysia ...more

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Alan West, Baron West of Spith... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Alan West, Baron West of Spithead Admiral Alan William John West, Baron West of Spithead GCB, DSC, PC was, from June 2007 to May 2010, a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the British Home Office with responsibility for ...more

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Clancy Fernando is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Clancy Fernando Admiral Wannakuwatta Waduge Erwin Clancy Fernando VSV, USP, MSc, ndc, psc, MNI, SLN was the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy from 1 November 1991 - 16 November 1992. He was assassinated by the ...more

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Stanley Colville is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Stanley Colville Admiral Sir Stanley Cecil James Colville GCB GCMG GCVO was a British Royal Navy officer.

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Alexander Montagu, 10th Duke o... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Alexander Montagu, 10th Duke of Manchester Alexander George Francis Drogo Montagu, 10th Duke of Manchester, OBE, was a Royal Navy officer and British hereditary peer. From birth until 1947 he was known by the courtesy title of Viscount ...more

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Neil Blair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Neil Blair Captain Robert Neil Blair CVO RN was Private Secretary and Treasurer to The Duke of York, 1990–2001. Blair was born in 1936, and educated at St John's College, Johannesburg, and Britannia Royal ...more

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Hubert Edward Dannreuther is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Hubert Edward Dannreuther Rear-Admiral Hubert Edward Dannreuther, DSO was a British admiral and one of six survivors of the sinking of HMS Invincible during the battle of Jutland.

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Asoka de Silva is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Asoka de Silva Vice Admiral A. H. Asoka de Silva, VSV, ndc, psc, SLN was the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy from 1983 to 1986. He was a Sri Lankan Ambassador to Cuba.

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Geoffrey Rhodes Bromet is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Geoffrey Rhodes Bromet Air Vice Marshal Sir Geoffrey Rhodes Bromet KBE CB DSO, DL was an Air Vice Marshal during World War II and a former Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man.

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William Andrewes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
William Andrewes Admiral Sir William Gerrard "Bill" Andrewes KBE CB DSO was a Royal Navy officer who served in World War I and World War II, commanded the British and Commonwealth Naval Forces and ...more

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William Scott Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
William Scott Chalmers William Scott Chalmers CBE DSC was a Rear Admiral of the Royal Navy who served in World War I and World War II.

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John Miles Steel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
John Miles Steel Air Chief Marshal Sir John Miles Steel GCB, KBE, CMG, RAF was a senior Royal Air Force commander.

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Colin Evans is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Colin Evans Diplomat Colin Evans is a Trade Diplomat.

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Susith Weerasekara is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Susith Weerasekara Rear admiral Susith Maliya Bandara Weerasekara RSP, VSV, USP, ndu, psn, MSc. Mgmt, DISS, DIDSS was a commissioned officer of the Sri Lanka Navy. He was the most senior ranked officer of the Sri ...more

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Richard Aylard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Richard Aylard Commander Richard J. Aylard, CVO is a retired British Royal Navy officer and is a Director and Special Advisor to the Chief Executive of Thames Water. From 1991-1996 he was Private Secretary to ...more

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Robert Guy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Robert Guy Robert Lincoln Guy LVO was educated at Radley College and entered the Royal Navy in 1966. After training and subsequent service in two frigates, he was the ADC to The Governor of Gibraltar in ...more

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Allison Madueke is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Allison Madueke Politician, Naval Officer Rear Admiral Allison Amaechina Madueke is a retired Nigerian naval officer. He was appointed military governor of Anambra State from January 1984 to August 1985, and then of Imo State until ...more

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Louis Le Bailly is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Louis Le Bailly Vice Admiral Sir Louis Edward Stewart Holland Le Bailly KBE, CB was a Royal Navy officer who became Director-General of Intelligence and later a writer.

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David Loram is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
David Loram Vice Admiral Sir David Anning Loram KCB CVO was a Royal Navy officer who became Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic.

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Philip Mack is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Philip Mack Military Officer Rear Admiral Philip John Mack DSO* was an officer of the British Royal Navy.

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Roy Clare is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Roy Clare Roy Alexander George Clare CBE was Chief Executive of the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council 2007-2011. The MLA closed down in May 2012 as part of a UK government initiative. In April 2011 ...more

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Thisara Samarasinghe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Thisara Samarasinghe Admiral Thisara Sugeeshwara Gunasekara Samarasinghe RSP, VSV, USP, ndc, psc, DISS, MNI, SLN was the Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy from 15 July 2009 to 15 January 2011. He had a distinguished ...more

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Augustus Aikhomu is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Augustus Aikhomu Augustus Akhabue Aikhomu was an Admiral in the Nigerian Navy, who served as the de facto Vice President of Nigeria during the Ibrahim Babangida-led military junta from 1986 to 1993. He hailed ...more

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Brian Perowne is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Brian Perowne Rear Admiral Brian Perowne CB is a former Royal Navy officer who ended his naval career as Chief of Fleet Support.

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Wenman Wykeham-Musgrave is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Wenman Wykeham-Musgrave Wenman "Kit" Wykeham-Musgrave was a Royal Navy officer who has the possibly unique distinction of having survived being torpedoed on three different ships on the same day. He was born ...more

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Nigel Carter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Nigel Carter Nigel Denys Carter CEnv FEI MIEMA is an English Chartered Environmentalist, politician, leader of the Devizes Guardians party since 2002, and a member of Devizes Town Council. He has also served ...more

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Ravindra Wijegunaratne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Britannia Royal Naval College Alumni
Ravindra Wijegunaratne Rear Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne, WV, RWP & Bar, RSP, USP, ndc, psc, MNI, SLN is a Sri Lankan admiral. He is the current Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy and had served as the ...more