|Part of||Western Approaches Station|
|Garrison/HQ||RN Base, Galway|
During World War One it was a Royal Naval Patrol base for responsible for the Auxiliary Patrol Area XX covering Galway Bay and the West Coast of Ireland.
- Commander Francis W. Hanan, 1916 – October, 1919.
- Commander Richard P. White, October, 1919 – October, 1921.
At various times it encompassed naval formations and other ships not attached to other fleets. In addition to shore establishments including, barracks, dockyards, depots, hospitals, refitting and re-supply bases, naval bases or victualling yards. Those components that were part of this station are shown below.
- The Navy List. (Oct 1921). pp.695=696.
- Archives, The National. "Auxiliary Patrol Weekly Reports, Areas XVIII, XIX, XX and XXI, Queenstown, 1917, ADM 137/533". discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk. Retrieved 21 February 2020.