Flag Officer-in-Charge, Southampton

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Office of the
Flag Officer-in-Charge, Southampton
Ensign of the Royal Navy animated.gif
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorFlag Officer-in-Command, Southampton
First holderVice-Admiral James M. Pipon
Final holderVice-Admiral Francis Thomas Butler Tower
Successionsucceeding office here

The Flag Officer-in-Charge, Southampton was a senior Royal Navy appointment created during World War Two. The office holder was responsible for the naval command of Southampton.

Office Holders

  1. Vice-Admiral James M. Pipon, 14 September, 1942 – 8 January, 1945
  2. Vice-Admiral Francis Thomas Butler Tower, 8 January, 1945 – November, 1945.[1]


  1. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945 - T". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes.