Flag Officer-in-Command, Portland Naval Base

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Office of the
Flag Officer-in-Command, Portland Naval Base
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Department of Admiralty
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorCaptain-in-Charge, HM Naval Base, Portland
FormationSeptember 1958
First holderVice-Admiral William Godfrey Crawford
Final holderRear-Admiral John C. Y. Roxburgh
AbolishedMay 1969
SuccessionNaval Base Commander, Portland

The Flag Officer-in-Command, Portland Naval Base was a senior British Royal Navy appointment created after World War Two. The office holder was responsible for the naval command of Portland Naval Base.

Office Holders

  1. Vice-Admiral William Godfrey Crawford, September 1958-August 1960
  2. Vice-Admiral Sir Peter William Gretton, August 1960-December 1961.[1]
  3. Rear-Admiral Horace R. Law, December 1961-May 1963.[2]
  4. Rear-Admiral Patrick U. Bayly, May 1963-April 1965
  5. Rear-Admiral Philip G. Sharp, April 1965-July 1967
  6. Rear-Admiral John C. Y. Roxburgh, July 1967-May 1969

References

  1. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945 G". www.unithistories.com. Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  2. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945 L Law, Sir Horace Rochfort". www.unithistories.com. Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 22 July 2020.