After the war, Tony McCrum continued in his specialisation concerning signals and communications during assault landings. He served on the Staffs of the Commanding Officer Plymouth and also the Home Fleet. In January 1955 he took command of the destroyer HMS Concord in the Far East. Between 1960 and 62 he commended the Amphibious Warfare Squadron in the Persian Gulf to prevent Iraq invading Kuwait. Now 90 years of age he lives in Devon.