Commander-in-Chief, Leeward Islands

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Office of the Commander-in-Chief, Leeward Islands
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Ensign of the last Commander-in-Chief
Department of Admiralty
Reports toAdmiral of the Fleet & First Naval Lord
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed
Inaugural holderVice-Admiral William Parry
Formation1772-1821

The Commander-in-Chief, Leeward Islands was a senior Royal Navy appointment from 1772 to 1821. The office holder was appointed to command the Leeward Islands Station.

Office Holders

Included:[1]

  1. Vice-Admiral of the White William Parry, (1772-1775).
  2. Vice-Admiral of the Red James Young, (1775-1777).
  3. Vice-Admiral of the Blue Lord Molyneaux Shuldham (Baron Shuldham) (1777-1778)
  4. Rear-Admiral Samuel Barrington, (1778-1779).
  5. Vice-Admiral John Byron, (1779).
  6. Rear-Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, (1779-1780).
  7. Admiral Sir George Brydges Rodney, (1780-1781).
  8. Rear-Admiral Sir Samuel Hood, (1781-1782).
  9. Admiral Sir George Brydges Rodney, (1782).
  10. Admiral Hugh Pigot, (1782-1783).
  11. Rear Admiral Sir Richard Hughes, (1783-1786).
  12. Commodore Sir Richard Bickerton, (1786-1787).
  13. Commodore Sir William Parker, (1787-1789).
  14. Rear-Admiral Sir John Laforey, (1789-1793).
  15. Rear-Admiral Alan Gardner, (1793).
  16. Vice-Admiral Sir John Jervis, (1793-1794).
  17. Vice-Admiral Benjamin Caldwell, (1794-1795).
  18. Admiral Sir John Laforey, (1795–96).
  19. Rear-Admiral Sir Hugh Cloberry Christian, (1796).
  20. Rear Admiral Henry Harvey, (1796-1799)
  21. Vice-Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour, (1799-1800).
  22. Rear Admiral Sir John Duckworth, (1800-1801).
  23. Rear-Admiral Thomas Totty, (1801-1802).
  24. Commodore Samuel Hood, (1802).
  25. Commodore Robert Stopford, (1802-1805).
  26. Rear-Admiral Sir Alexander Cochrane, (1805-1811).
  27. Rear-Admiral Sir Francis Laforey, (1811-1814).
  28. Rear-Admiral Sir Philip Charles Durham, (1814-1816).
  29. Rear-Admiral John Harvey, (1816-1818).
  30. Rear-Admiral Donald Campbell, (1818-1819).
  31. Commodore Thomas Huskisson, (1819-1820).
  32. Rear-Admiral of the WhiteWilliam Charles Fahie, (1820-1821).

Footnotes

  1. Hiscocks, Richard (19 January 2016). "Leeward Islands Commander-in-Chief 1775-1853". more than Nelson. R. Hiscocks. Retrieved 30 July 2019.

Bibliography

  1. Hiscocks, Richard (19 January 2016). "Leeward Islands Commander-in-Chief 1775-1853". more than Nelson. R. Hiscocks. Retrieved 30 July 2019.