Glasgow

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Glasgow
HMS Spartiate
(1942-1944)
Ensign of the Royal Navy animated.gif
Active1914-1919, 1939-1946
CountryFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
AllegianceBritish Empire
BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
TypeStation
Part ofCoast of Ireland Station
(1914-1919)
Western Approaches Command
(1939-1945)
Commanders
FirstCommander Douglas Agnew.
LastVice-Admiral James Andrew Gardiner Troup.

Glasgow was a naval base and local command of the Royal Navy established during and after World War One from 1914 to 1919 and again during and after World War Two from 1939 to 1946.[1][2]

Base HQ

Naval Transport Officer in Charge, Glasgow (1914-1917)

  1. Commander Douglas Agnew,1 August, 1914 - 8 February, 1917, (retd).[3]

Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Glasgow (1917-1919)

  1. Commander Sholto Grant Douglas, 8 February, 1917 – 4 November, 1919, (retd).[4]

Flag Officer-in-Charge, Glasgow (1942-1944)

Chief Staff Officer to Flag Officer-in-Charge, Glasgow

  1. A/Captain: G.E. Boultbee, August 1939 - August 1942.[5]
  2. A/Captain: H.W. Edwards, August 1942 - June 1945, (retd).[6]
  3. A/Captain: J. Harding, June, 1945 - 15 February, 1946, (retd).[7]

Secretary to Flag Officer-in-Charge, Glasgow

  1. Paymaster Lt.Cdr, A.S. McLelland, RNVR, 2 July 1942 - 31 December, 1942, (retd).[8]
  2. Paymaster Lt.Cdr, R.H. Cass, 31 December, 1942 - July, 1945, (retd).

Components

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.

References

  1. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "Royal Navy, Western Approaches Command 1939-1945". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  2. Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (18 September 2018). "Glasgow - The Dreadnought Project". dreadnoughtproject.org. Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  3. Harley and Lovell, "Glasgow - The Dreadnought Project".
  4. Harley and Lovell, "Glasgow - The Dreadnought Project".
  5. Houterman and Koppes 'Western Approaches Command'.
  6. Houterman and Koppes 'Western Approaches Command'.
  7. Houterman and Koppes 'Western Approaches Command'.
  8. Houterman and Koppes 'Western Approaches Command'.