Flag Officer, Scotland

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Office of the
Flag Officer, Scotland
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Department of Admiralty
AbbreviationFOS
Reports toFirst Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
NominatorSecretary of State for Defence
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorFlag Officer Commanding, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Formation1950
First holderVice-Admiral Sir Angus E.M.B. Cunninghame Graham
Final holderVice-Admiral
Abolished1968
SuccessionFlag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland

The Flag Officer, Scotland[1] was a senior British Royal Navy appointment created after World War Two in 1950.[2] The office holder was responsible for the Scotland Command.[3] In June 1968 his title changed to Flag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland.[4]

Office Holders

Included:[5]

  1. Vice-Admiral Sir Angus E.M.B. Cunninghame Graham: July 1950-August 1951
  2. Rear-Admiral John H.F. Crombie: August 1951-October 1953
  3. Vice-Admiral Sir W. Geoffrey A. Robson: October 1953-March 1956
  4. Vice-Admiral Sir John W. Cuthbert: March 1956-July 1958
  5. Vice-Admiral J. David Luce: July 1958-December 1959
  6. Vice-Admiral Sir Royston H. Wright: December 1959-September 1961
  7. Vice-Admiral Sir Arthur R. Hezlet: September 1961-June 1964
  8. Vice-Admiral Sir G.David A. Gregory: June 1964-July 1966
  9. Vice-Admiral Sir John Osler Chattock Hayes: July 1966-June 1968

References

  1. Rappert, Brian; McLeish, Caitriona (2012). A Web of Prevention: Biological Weapons, Life Sciences and the Governance of Research. Cambridge, England.: Routledge. p. 187. ISBN 978-1-136-57261-6.
  2. Admiralty, British (1954), The Navy List. Flag Officers in Commission. H.M.S.O. London, England. p. 467.
  3. "Rosyth Command: change of title to Scotland Command". discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk. National Archives UK. 1952. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  4. Admiralty, British (Spring 1970), The Navy List. Flag Officers in Commission. H.M.S.O. London, England. p. 429.
  5. Admiralty, British (May 1951). The Navy List. Flag Officers in Commission. H.M.S.O. London, England. p. 386.