Central Mediterranean

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Central Mediterranean Command
HMS St Angelo
Ensign of the Royal Navy animated.gif
Active1943-1946
CountryFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
AllegianceBritish Empire
BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Part ofMediterranean Station
Garrison/HQValetta, Malta.
Commanders
FirstVice-Admiral Sir Louis Henry Keppel Hamilton
LastVice-Admiral Sir Frederick Dalrymple-Hamilton

Central Mediterranean was a naval command of the British Royal Navy was established in December 1943 as one of the geographical divisions into which the Royal Navy divided its worldwide responsibilities. It was defined so by the Department of Admiralty to identify the area jurisdiction of the Flag Officer, Central Mediterranean. The station existed until 1946 when it was abolished.

In Command

Flag Officer, Central Mediterranean

Components under this Command

Naval Formations

Unit From To Ref
name date date

Naval Bases & Area Commands

Unit From To In Command
Northern Mediterranean Area date date F.O. Northern Mediterranean Area.
Maddalena date date N.O.I.C. Maddalena
Taranto and Adriatic Area date date F.O. Taranto and Adriatic.
Brindisi date date N.O.I.C. Brindisi
Naples date date N.O.I.C. Naples
Taranto date date N.O.I.C. Taranto

Naval Shore Establishments

Unit From To In Command
Malta Dockyard date date Adm-Supt, Malta Dockyard

Additional Notes

Flag Officer, Central Mediterranean held the additional titles of Admiral-Superintendent, Malta Dockyard in charge of the Royal Naval Dockyard and the local command of Malta.