Flag Officer-in-Charge, Malta

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Office of the
Flag Officer-in-Charge, Malta
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Department of Admiralty
Reports toCommander-in-Chief, Mediterranean
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorVice-Admiral-in-Charge, Malta
First holderVice-Admiral Sir Wilbraham Ford
Final holderVice-Admiral Arthur Power
SuccessionVice-Admiral, Malta

The Flag Officer-in-Charge, Malta was a senior British Royal Navy appointment from 1940 to 1943. The office holder was responsible for the area command of Malta.[1]

This office was held jointly with that of Admiral-Superintendent, Malta Dockyard.[2]

Office Holders

  1. Vice-Admiral Sir Wilbraham Ford (1940–1941).[3]
  2. Vice-Admiral Sir Ralph Leatham (1941–1942)
  3. Vice-Admiral Sir Stuart Bonham Carter (1942–1943)
  4. Vice-Admiral Arthur Power (May–Oct 1943)


  1. Brown, David (2013). "Appendix D: Mediterranean Fleet Command and Staff, Autumn 1940". The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean: Vol.I: September 1939 - October 1940. Cambridge, England.: Routledge. pp. 138–142. ISBN 978-1-135-28161-8.
  2. Brown. pp.138-142.
  3. Brown. pp.138-142.