Gulf Naval Command
|Gulf Naval Command|
|Part of||Middle East Command (1966-1972)|
|Garrison/HQ||HMS Juffair, RN Base, Bahrain.|
|First||Commodore Thomas Evelyn Fanshawe|
|Last||Commodore Sir Peter Anson|
The Gulf Naval Command was an area command of the British Royal Navy established on October 1966 to replace the Persian Gulf Station as part of Britain’s defence cut backs in her overseas defence commitments. It was a sub command of Middle East Command under the Flag Officer, Middle East. It continued to operate until 1972 when it was deactivated.
|Commander Naval Forces, Gulf|
|1||Commodore||Thomas Evelyn Fanshawe||October 1966-December 1968||reporting to the FOME.|
|2||Commodore||Kenneth Lee-White, MBE||December 1968-September 1970||reporting to the FOME.|
|3||Commodore||Sir Peter Anson , Bt.||September 1970-1972||reporting to the FOME.|
- "Captain Thomas Fanshawe". Daily Telegraph London. 26 June 2000. Retrieved 14 July 2018.