Flag Officer-in-Charge, Belfast
|Office of the Flag Officer-in-Charge, Belfast|
Ensign of the Royal Navy
|Department of Admiralty|
|Reports to||Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth (1939-1941)|
Commander-in-Chief, Western Approaches (1941-1944)
|Nominator||First Lord of the Admiralty|
|Appointer||First Lord of the Admiralty|
|Term length||(typically 1–3 years)|
|Precursor||Senior Naval Officer, Belfast|
|First holder||Rear-Admiral Richard M. King.|
|Final holder||Rear-Admiral Sir Richard Hugh Loraine Bevan.|
|Succession||Flag Officer-in-Charge, Northern Ireland|
The office was established during the second world war from August, 1939 to February, 1944. The office holder was charged with command of the Belfast Station. In February 1944 this office holders responsibilites were extended title was altered to Flag Officer-in-Charge, Northern Ireland now commanding the Northern Ireland Station.
- Rear-Admiral Richard M. King, 24 August, 1939 – 15 October, 1942.
- Rear-Admiral Sir Richard Hugh Loraine Bevan, 15 October, 1942 – February, 1944. (retd).
- Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (18 September 2018). "Belfast - The Dreadnought Project". dreadnoughtproject.org. Harley and Lovel. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
- Harley and Lovell. Belfast. 18 September 2018.