Directorate of Naval Staff Duties

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Directorate of Naval Staff Duties
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Directorate overview
Formed1985
Dissolved2007
JurisdictionUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
HeadquartersMinistry of Defence, Whitehall, London
Directorate executive
  • Director of Naval Staff Duties
Parent departmentNavy Department, Naval Staff

The Directorate of Naval Staff Duties was a military staff directorate created in 1985 as part of the Navy Department, Naval Staff. It was controlled and directed by the Director of Naval Staff Duties.[1]

History

The directorate was established in November 1985 when its chief responsibilities was to provide administrative support to both the Admiralty Board and the Navy Board. Oversight of the directorate was initially the responsibility of the Office of the Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff which is now the responsibility of the Office of the Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Policy) as part of Navy Command.[2] The directorate was administered by the Director of Naval Staff Duties from inception until June 2007 when it was renamed to the Naval Staff Directorate.

In Command

Director of Naval Staff Duties

Included:[3]

  1. Captain Roger C. Dimmock: January-February 1985
  2. Captain E. S. Jeremy Larken: February-April 1985
  3. Captain the Hon. Nicholas J. Hill-Norton: April 1985-June 1987
  4. Captain Geoffrey W.R. Biggs: June 1987-August 1989
  5. Captain Michael C. Boyce: August 1989-April 1991
  6. Captain Michael P. Gretton: April 1991-July 1993
  7. Captain Alan W.J. West: July 1993-1994
  8. Commodore John H.S. McAnally: 1994-1995
  9. Commodore Christopher D. Stanford: 1995-1997
  10. Brigadier Robert A. Fry. RM: 1997-1999
  11. Commodore David G. Snelson: 1999-September 2000
  12. Commodore Trevor A. Soar: September 2000-August 2002
  13. Commodore Robert G. Cooling: August 2002-2003
  14. Commodore Michael Kimmons: 2003-February 2005
  15. Commodore Thomas A. Cunningham: February 2005-June 2007

Footnotes

  1. Howard, B. M. (1985). The Civil Service Yearbook: Cabinet Office. London, England: HM Stationery Office. p. 110. ISBN 0116304855.
  2. "The Navy Directory 2017 Containing Lists of Ships, Establishments and Officers of the Fleet" (PDF). royalnavy.mod.uk. London, England: Ministry of Defence United Kingdom. January 2018. p. 6. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  3. Mackie, Colin (January 2019). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865" (PDF). gulabin.com. C. Mackie. pp. 23–24. Retrieved 4 February 2019.

Bibliography

  1. Howard, B. M. (1985). The Civil Service Yearbook: Cabinet Office. London, England: HM Stationery Office. ISBN 0116304855.
  2. Mackie, Colin (January 2019). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865" (PDF). gulabin.com. C. Mackie.
  3. "The Navy Directory (2017) Containing Lists of Ships, Establishments and Officers of the Fleet" (PDF). royalnavy.mod.uk. London, England: Ministry of Defence United Kingdom.