Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (U Boats and Trade)

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Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (U Boats and Trade)
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Department of Admiralty
Member ofBoard of Admiralty
Reports toVice-Chief of Naval Staff
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderVice-Admiral Henry Ruthven Moore
Formation1940-1945

The Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (U Boats and Trade) was a senior British Royal Navy flag officer appointment. The post holder was part of the Admiralty Naval Staff and member of the Board of Admiralty from 1940 to 1945.

History

First created in July 1940 as a new post as part of the redefining of 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. The post holder was responsible for supervising the directors of a number of naval staff divisions specifically the Minesweeping Division and the Trade 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 9 February 2020.
  2. Watson, Dr. Graham. "The Organisation of the Admiralty 1939 to 1945". naval-history.net. Gordon Smith, Naval History.Net, 19 Sep 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2020.