Admiral Commanding, Orkney's and Shetlands
|Office of the Admiral Commanding, Orkney's and Shetlands|
|Department of Admiralty|
|Reports to||First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff|
|Nominator||First Lord of the Admiralty|
|Appointer||First Lord of the Admiralty|
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
|Term length||Not fixed|
|Inaugural holder||Admiral Sir Stanley Cecil James Colville|
The Admiral Commanding, Orkney's and Shetlands (A.C.O.S.) was a senior Royal Navy appointment established during World War One from September, 1914 to March, 1919. The office holder was an Admiral who commanded the Orkneys and Shetlands Command.
|Admiral Commanding, Orkney's and Shetlands|
|1||Admiral||Sir Stanley Cecil James Colville||7 September 1914 – 19 January 1916|
|2||Admiral||Sir Frederic Edward Errington Brock||20 January 1916 – 11 March 1918|
|3||Admiral||Sir Herbert E. King-Hall||28 January 1918 – 1 March 1919|
- Watson, Graham. "Organisation of the Royal Navy 1914 to 1918, The Home Commands World War One". naval-history.net. Naval History.Net, 27 October 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2019.