Director-General of Dockyards and Fleet Maintenance

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Office of the
Director-General of Dockyards and Fleet Maintenance
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Department of Admiralty
AbbreviationDGDFM
Reports toController of the Navy
NominatorFirst Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorDirector of Dockyards and Repairs
Formation1958
First holderRear-Admiral, Peter D. H. R. Pelly
Final holderRear-Admiral, W. A. Haynes
Abolished1964
SuccessionDirector-General of Dockyards and Maintenance

The Director-General of Dockyards and Fleet Maintenance was a senior British Royal Navy appointment from 1958 to 1964. The office holder was responsible for the administration of the Department of Dockyards and Fleet Maintenance.

History

The office was created on 2 January 1958 with Rear-Admiral, Peter D. H. R. Pelly as the first incumbent. The office existed 1964 when it was superseded by the post of Director-General of Dockyards and Maintenance. The office holder was responsible for the administration of the Department of Dockyards and Fleet Maintenance, which in turn managed the dockyard organisation both in the UK and overseas.

Office Holders

  1. Rear-Admiral, Peter D. H. R. Pelly, 2 January 1958 - December 1959
  2. Vice-Admiral, Sir. Reginald Thomas Sandars, December 1959 - 19 May 1962
  3. Rear-Admiral, W. A. Haynes, 19 May 1962 - 1964.