Flag Officer, Naval Air Stations, Pacific

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Office of the
Flag Officer, Naval Air Stations, Pacific
Ensign of the Royal Navy animated.gif
Department of Admiralty
Reports toCommander-in-Chief, British Pacific Fleet
NominatorFirst Sea Lord
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorFlag Officer, Naval Air Stations, Australia
FormationOctober, 1945
First holderRear-Admiral Reginald Henry Portal
Final holderRear-Admiral Reginald Henry Portal
AbolishedSeptember, 1948

The Flag Officer, Naval Air Stations, Pacific was a senior British Royal Navy appointment from October, 1945 to September, 1948. The office holder was responsible for the Naval Air Stations, Pacific command.[1]

History

The office was established on October, 1945 with Rear-Admiral Reginald Henry Portal appointed as the sole incumbent of the post. The office existed until September, 1948 and was abolished when the British Pacific Fleet officially ceased to exist.[2]

Office Holders

Post holders included:[3]

Flag Officer, Naval Air Stations, Pacific
Rank Flag Name Term
1 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Reginald Henry Portal October, 1945 – 15 September, 1948.

References

  1. Hobbs, David (1 January 2013). "The Royal Navy's Pacific Strike Force". Naval History Magazine. Annapolis, Maryland, United States: U.S. Naval Institute. 27 (1).
  2. Hobbs, David, (January 2013). The Royal Navy's Pacific Strike Force. U.S.N.I.
  3. Hobbs, David, (January 2013). The Royal Navy's Pacific Strike Force. U.S.N.I.