Commander-in-Chief, Leith

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Office of the Commander-in-Chief, Leith
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Ensign of the final C-in-C
Department of Admiralty
Reports toFirst Naval Lord
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty of the United Kingdom
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed
Inaugural holderRear-Admiral of the Blue, John Byng
Formation1745-1825

The Commander-in-Chief, Leith or formally Commander-in-Chief at Leith and on the Coast of Scotland was a senior Royal Navy appointment established from 1745 to 1825.

The office holder commanded the Leith Station.

Officer Holder

Footnotes

  1. Laughton, John Knox. "Smith Thomas (d.1762)". Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900. Smith, Elder & Co, 1885-1900. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  2. Jiscocks, Richard. "Richard Rodney Bligh - more than Nelson". more than Nelson. Richard Hiscocks 2018. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  3. The Gentleman's Magazine. F. Jefferies. 1830. p. 469.
  4. The United Service Magazine: With which are Incorporated the Army and Navy Magazine and Naval and Military Journal. H. Colburn. 1831. p. 220.
  5. "Admiral Sir Robert Waller Otway (1770-1846) - National Maritime Museum". collections.rmg.co.uk. Royal Museums Greenwich. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  6. Marshall, John (1835). Royal Naval Biography; Or, Memoirs of the Services of All the Flag-officers, Superannuated Rear-admirals, Retired-captains, Post-captains, and Commanders, Whose Names Appeared on the Admiralty List of Sea Officers at the Commencement of the Present Year, Or who Have Since Been Promoted; Illustrated by a Series of Historical and Explanatory Notes ... With Copious Addenda: Commanders, flag-officers, captains. London, England: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. p. 478.