Flag Officer-in-Charge Portland

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Office of the
Flag Officer-in-Charge Portland
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Portland Naval Base
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorCommodore-in-Charge, Portland
First holderVice-Admiral Sir George Thomas Carlisle Parker Swabey
Final holderRear-Admiral Richard James Rodney Scott
SuccessionCaptain-in-Charge, Portland

The Flag Officer-in-Charge Portland [1] was a senior British Royal Navy appointment created during World War Two. The office holder was responsible for the naval command of Portland Base.

Office Holders

  1. Vice-Admiral Sir George Thomas Carlisle Parker Swabey, (retired), November, 1940 - June, 1944.[2]
  2. Rear-Admiral Richard James Rodney Scott, (retired), June, 1944 - July, 1945.[3]


  1. Halpern, Paul (2016). The Mediterranean Fleet, 1919-1929. Cambridge, England.: Routledge. p. 200. ISBN 978-1-317-02416-3.
  2. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "World War II unit histories & officers: Royal Navy Portsmouth Command". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  3. Houterman and Koppes