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HMS Osprey
Ensign of the Royal Navy animated.gif
CountryFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
AllegianceBritish Empire
BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
RoleAnti-Submarine Training School
Part ofWestern Approaches Command
Garrison/HQRN Base, Dunoon
FirstCaptain G.M. Keble-White.
LastCaptain R.J. Shaw.

The Dunnoon was base and local command of the Royal Navy headquartered at Dunoon, Scotland it was part of the Western Approaches Command during World War Two.[1]

In Command

Captain-in-Charge Anti-Submarine Training School (1940-1945)

  1. Captain G.M. Keble-White, 20 November, 1940 - 22 February, 1943.[2]
  2. Captain R.G. Onslow, 22 February, 1943 - 18 December, 1943.[3]
  3. Captain R.H. Bevan, 18 December, 1943 - 3 May, 1945.[4]
  4. Captain R.J. Shaw, 3 May, 1945 - July, 1945.[5]


At various times it encompassed naval formations and other ships not attached to other fleets. In addition to shore establishments including, barracks, dockyards, depots, hospitals, refitting and re-supply bases, naval bases or victualling yards. Those components that were part of this station are shown below.


  1. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "Royal Navy, Western Approaches Command 1939-1945". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  2. Houterman and Koppes 'Western Approaches Command'.
  3. Houterman and Koppes 'Western Approaches Command'.
  4. Houterman and Koppes 'Western Approaches Command'.
  5. Houterman and Koppes 'Western Approaches Command'.