Colombo

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HM Naval Base, Colombo
HMS Lanka
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Active1914–1958
CountryFlag of Ceylon 1875 to 1948.png British Ceylon
AllegianceFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
TypeStation
Garrison/HQRN Base, Colombo
Ceylon

Colombo was a naval base and area command of the Royal Navy during World War One and World War Two.

Naval HQ

Map of RN Bases and Ports Indian Ocean in World War Two. © Gordon Smith https://www.naval-history.net

General Staff Officer, Colombo (1918-1919)

  1. Captain Harold Edward Ravenshaw, R.M.L.I. July, 1918 - August, 1919.[1][2][3]

Naval Officer-in-Charge, Colombo (1939-1945)

  1. Commander G. Goolden, 27 August, 1939 - February, 1941.[4]

References

  1. Admiralty, British. (April 1919) The Navy List Quarterly. Other Senior Naval Officers or Ports Abroad. H.M.S.O. London. England. p.9.
  2. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (April, 1919). p. 9.
  3. Admiralty, British. (August 1919) The Navy List Quarterly. Other Senior Naval Officers or Ports Abroad. H.M.S.O. London. England. p.700.
  4. Admiralty, British. (February 1941) The Navy List Bi Monthly. Flag Officers in Commission. H.M.S.O. London. England. p.937.