Flag Officer-in-Charge, Glasgow

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Office of the
Flag Officer-in-Charge, Glasgow
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Reports toCommander-in-Chief, Western Approaches (1940-1945)
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorDivisional Naval Transport Officer, Glasgow
First holderRear-Admiral James Douglas Campbell
Final holderRear-Admiral Sir James Andrew Gardiner Troup
SuccessionSenior Naval Officer, Cardiff

The Flag Officer-in-Charge, Glasgow was a Senior Royal Navy flag officer appointment established during world war two. The office holder was responsible for the the naval sub command of Glasgow.[1][2]

Office Holders

  • Rear-Admiral James Douglas Campbell, 18 January, 1940 – 19 February, 1940.
  • Rear-Admiral Sir James Andrew Gardiner Troup,19 February, 1940 - 15 February, 1946, (retd).[3]

Additional Notes

Sir James Andrew Gardiner Troup was a retired Vice-Admiral recalled during the second world war and given the rank of Rear-Admiral for this assignment.


  1. Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (18 September 2018). "Glasgow - The Dreadnought Project". dreadnoughtproject.org. England: Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  2. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "World War II unit histories & officers: Western Approaches Command". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  3. Houterman and Koppes Western Approaches Command.