Flag Officer, Second-in-Command, Far East Fleet

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Flag Officer, Second-in-Command, Far East Fleet
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Navy Department
AbbreviationFO2FEF
Reports toCommander, Far East Fleet
NominatorFirst Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
AppointerSecretary of State for Defence
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
PrecursorFlag Officer, Second-in-Command, Far East Station
FormationApril, 1964
First holderRear-Admiral Jack Percival Scatchard
Final holderRear-Admiral David Williams
AbolishedNovember 1971
SuccessionSecond-in-Command, the Fleet

The Flag Officer, Second-in-Command, Far East Fleet (FO2FEF) [1] was a senior British Royal Navy appointment. The office was the senior sea going command of the Far East Fleet from November, 1962 to November 1971.

Office Holders

Flag Officer, Second-in-Command, Far East Fleet
Rank Flag Name Term
1 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Jack Percival Scatchard November, 1962 – 1964
2 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Peter Hill-Norton 1964–1966.[2]
3 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Charles Piercy Mills 1966– April, 1967
4 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Edward B. Ashmore April, 1967 – February, 1968.[3]
5 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Anthony Templer Frederick Griffith Griffin February, 1968 – February, 1969
6 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Terence Thornton Lewin February, 1969 – 1970.
7 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png David Williams 1970 – November 1971

References

  1. Heathcote, T. A. (2002). "Ashmore, Sir Edward Beckwith.". The British Admirals of the Fleet, 1734–1995: A Biographical Dictionary. Barnsley, England.: Pen and Sword. ISBN 978-1-4738-1270-3.
  2. Vat, Dan van der (20 May 2004). "Obituary: Admiral of the Fleet Lord Hill-Norton". The Guardian. London, England. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  3. Heathcoate, (2002). Chapter: Ashmore, Sir Edward Beckwith.