Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Home)

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Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Home)
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Department of Admiralty
Member ofBoard of Admiralty
Reports toVice-Chief of Naval Staff
NominatorFirst Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderRear-Admiral Arthur J. Power
Formation1940-1945

The Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Home) was a senior British Royal Navy appointment. The post holder was part of the Admiralty Naval Staff and member of the Board of Admiralty from 1942 to 1945.

History

Established as a new position in 1940 as part of the restructuring of the responsibilities of the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff the post holder was a part of the Admiralty Naval Staff and member of the Board of Admiralty. He was responsible for supervising the directors of a number of naval staff divisions namely the Anti-Submarine and Warfare Division, Local Defence Division, Operations Division (Home), Operations Division (Mining) and the Training and Staff Duties Division until 1945.[1]

Office Holders

Included:[2]

References

  1. Clancy, Patrick; Straka, William. "HyperWar: War at Sea 1939-1945, I: The Defensive [Chapter 1]". ibiblio.org. HyperWar Foundation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  2. Watson, Dr. Graham. "The Organisation of the Admiralty 1939 to 1945". naval-history.net. Gordon Smith, Naval History.Net, 19 Sep 2015. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  3. Heathcote, T. A. (2002). British Admirals of the Fleet: 1734-1995. Barnsley: Pen and Sword. p. 219. ISBN 9780850528350.