Flag Officer Commanding, Scotland and Northern Ireland

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Office of the
Flag Officer, Commanding Scotland and Northern Ireland
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Department of Admiralty
Reports toFirst Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorFlag Officer Commanding, Rosyth
First holderVice-Admiral, Ernest Russell Archer
Final holderVice-Admiral, Ernest Russell Archer
SuccessionFlag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland

The Flag Officer Commanding, Scotland and Northern Ireland is a senior British Royal Navy appointment first from July, 1948 to July, 1950.

The office holder was responsible for the naval command of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Office Holders

  1. Vice-Admiral, Ernest Russell Archer, 1 July 1948 - 31 July, 1950.[1]


  1. Admiralty, British. (Oct 1948). The Navy List. H.M.S.O. London, England. p. 1037.