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|Office of the|
|Department of Admiralty|
|Reports to||First Naval Lord|
|Nominator||First Lord of the Admiralty|
|Term length||not fixed|
usually 1-4 years
|First holder||Vice-Admiral of the Blue: Sir George Byng|
|Final holder||Admiral of the Blue: Sir Charles Cotton|
- Vice-Admiral of the Blue: Sir George Byng. 1704-1706.
- Admiral of the White: Sir Cloudsley Shovell, 1706.
- Admiral of the Blue: Sir John Norris. 1713.
- Admiral of the White: Sir John Norris, 1732-1736.
- Commodore: George Johnstone, 1779-1782
Station not active 1783-1794
- Vice-Admiral of the White: Sir George Vandeput, 1795–1806 
- Admiral of the Blue: Sir Charles Cotton, 1808–1809 
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- Clarke, James Stanier; McArthur, John (2010). The Naval Chronicle: Volume 30, July–December 1813: Containing a General and Biographical History of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom with a Variety of Original Papers on Nautical Subjects. Cambridge University Press. p. 10. ISBN 9781108018692.
- Harrison, Simon (2018). "George Vandeput (d.1800): Appointments". threedecks.org. S. Harrison. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
- Marshall, John. "Royal Naval Biography, Henry Curzon". wikisource. Royal Naval Biography, 1823. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
- Harrison, Simon (2018). "Sir Charles Cotton (1753–1812): Appointments". threedecks.org. S. Harrison.