Flag Officer-in-Charge, Aberdeen

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Office of the Flag Officer-in-Charge, Aberdeen
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Department of Admiralty
Reports toCommander-in-Chief, Rosyth
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed
Inaugural holderRear-Admiral: Charles G. Stuart
Formation1940–1946

The Flag Officer-in-Charge, Aberdeen was a former senior appointment and command of the Royal Navy. The office holder was responsible for the area command at Aberdeen. The office was created in May 1940 and existed until February 1946 when it was abolished..

History

Flag Officer-in-Charge, Aberdeen was a senior appointment and command of the Royal Navy. The office holder was responsible for the control and direction of the Royal Navy's area of command at Aberdeen. The office was created in May 1940 and existed February 1946 when it was abolished. During World War Two this post holder reported to the Commander-in-Chief, Rosyth.

Office Holder

  1. Rear-Admiral: Charles G. Stuart, 15 May, 1940 – 10 April, 1942.
  2. Vice-Admiral: Robert H. T. Raikes, 10 April, 1942 – 28 July, 1944.[1]
  3. Admiral: Lionel V. Wells, 28 July, 1944 – 26 February, 1946.

Refrences

  1. Halpern, Paul (2016). The Mediterranean Fleet, 1919-1929. Cambridge: Routledge. p. 573. ISBN 9781317024163.