Chief of the Submarine Service

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Office of the Chief of the Submarine Service
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Department of Admiralty
Reports toFirst Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed
Inaugural holderCaptain Reginald H. S. Bacon
Formation1919–1929

The Chief of the Submarine Service was a senior appointment and command of the Royal Navy. He was responsible for the control and direction of the Royal Navy Submarine Service. The office was created in 1919 and existed until 1929 when it was replaced by the Rear-Admiral Submarines.

History

The Chief of the Submarine Service was a senior appointment and command of the Royal Navy. The office holder was responsible for the control and direction of the Royal Navy Submarine Service that consisted of submarine formations in Home Waters only. The office was created in 1919 and existed until 1929 when it was replaced by the Rear-Admiral Submarines.

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