Flag Officer, Taranto and Adriatic

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Office of the
Flag Officer, Taranto and Adriatic
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Taranto and Adriatic
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorFlag Officer, Taranto
Formation15 November 1943
First holderRear-Admiral Rhoderick Robert McGrigors
Final holderVice-Admiral Charles Eric Morgan
AbolishedJuly, 1945
Succession?

The Flag Officer, Taranto and Adriatic was a senior British Royal Navy appointment created during World War Two. The office holder was responsible for the naval command of Taranto and Adriatic.

Office Holders

Flag Officer, Taranto and Adriatic
Rank Flag Name Term Notes/Ref
1 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Rhoderick Robert McGrigors 15 November 1943 – 12 December 1943 HMS Nile.[1]
2 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Charles Eric Morgan 15 March 1943 – 1 June, 1945 HMS Hannibal.[2]
3 Vice-Admiral Vice Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Charles Eric Morgan 1 June, 1945 – July, 1945 HMS Fabius.[3]

Notes: RN Base, Naples was HMS Fabius from 1 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1945.

References

  1. Houterman, Hans. "Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945  --  M". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  2. Houterman, Hans. "Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945  --  M". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  3. Houterman, Hans. "Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945  --  M". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 3 June 2021.