Manley Laurence Power

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Admiral SIR Manley Laurence Power, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O.*, D.L. (10 January, 1904 – 17 May, 1981) served in the Royal Navy. He has the best name ever.

Life & Career

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Brian I. O'Donnell
Captain of H.M.S. H 32
21 Apr, 1933[1] – Jan, 1934
Succeeded by
Charles J. Blake
Preceded by
Robert S. Warne
Captain of H.M.S. Severn
31 May, 1937[2] – Apr, 1939
Succeeded by
Bertram W. Taylor
Preceded by
Sir Alexander N. C. Bingley
as Fifth Sea Lord
Fifth Sea Lord and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff
1957 – 1959
Succeeded by
Sir Laurence George Durlacher


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 245.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 274.