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HMS Bacchante
Ensign of the Royal Navy animated.gif
CountryUnited Kingdom
AllegianceBritish Empire
BranchRoyal Navy
Part ofCoast of Scotland Station
Rosyth Command
Garrison/HQAberdeen, Scotland
FirstCaptain: John Knox Laird
LastAdmiral: Lionel V. Wells

Aberdeen was a naval base and sub-command of the British Royal Navy its headquarters were at the Port of Aberdeen, Scotland Great Britain.

It was a part of the Coast of Scotland Station during world war one and part of the Rosyth Command during world war two.


Port of Aberdeen in 1945.

The station was active during World War One and was commanded by the Senior Naval Officer, Aberdeen from 1915 to 1919 [1] It was deactivated during the interwar years then reinstated during World War Two under the command of a Flag Officer-in-Charge, Aberdeen from 1942 to 1945 [2] before being abolished.

Naval HQ

Senior Naval Officer, Aberdeen

Flag Officer-in-Charge, Aberdeen



  1. Admiralty, Great Britain (December 1919). "Other Senior Naval Officers or Officers in Charge at Ports in the United Kingdom". Navy List. London England: HM Stationery Office. p. 699.
  2. Admiralty, Great Britain (December 1942). "Flag Officers in Commission". Navy List. London England: HM Stationery Office. p. 1336.