19th Destroyer Flotilla
|19th Destroyer Flotilla|
The flotilla was first formed in October, 1935 and was assigned as part of the Mediterranean Fleet until May 1936 when it was disbanded. In reformed at the outbreak of World War II in September 1939 it was assigned to the Dover Command until November, 1939 and again from February to June 1940. In January 1945 it was formed again and attached to the British Pacific Fleet until July, 1945.
Captain (D) 19th Destroyer Flotilla
The commanding officer of the 19th Destroyer Flotilla held the title of Captain (Destroyers), or 'Captain (D)'.
|Captain (D) 19th Destroyer Flotilla|
|1||Captain||Philip Louis Vian||14 October, 1935 – 13 May, 1936|||
|2||Captain||David James Robert Simson||September - November 1939|||
|3||Captain||David James Robert Simson||February - May 1940|||
|4||Captain||Edward Lyon Berthon||May - June 1940|||
|5||Captain||Reginald Maurice James Hutton||March 1941 - September 1943|||
|6||Captain||Harold Thomas Armstrong||September 1943 - January 1944|||
|7||Captain||Anthony Follett Pugsley||January - November 1945|||
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