Commodore Submarine Service

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Office of the Commodore 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 holderCommodore Roger J. B. Keyes
Formation1912–1919

The Commodore 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 August 1912 and existed until 1919 when it was replaced by the Chief of the Submarine Service.

History

The Commodore 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 August 1901 and existed until 1912 when it was replaced by the Chief of the Submarine Service.

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