Flag Officer, Wilhelmshaven

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Flag Officer, Wilhelmshaven
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Admiralty
Reports toBritish Naval Commander-in-Chief, Germany
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–4 years)
Formation1944
First holderRear-Admiral Gerard Charles Muirhead-Gould
Final holderRear-Admiral Gerard Charles Muirhead-Gould
Abolished1945
SuccessionFlag Officer, Western Germany

Flag Officer, Wilhelmshaven was a senior British Royal Navy appointment established in 1944 until 1945 when the office was renamed to Flag Officer, Western Germany. The office holder commanded the Wilhelmshaven Station that was a subcommand of the Germany Station.

Office Holders

Flag Officer, Wilhelmshaven
Rank Flag Name Term Notes/Ref
1 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Gerard Charles Muirhead-Gould 1944–1945 [1][2]

References

  1. "HyperWar: London Gazette No. 38171". www.ibiblio.org. United States: University of South Carolina. 6 January 1948. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  2. Grehan and Mace 2014.