H.M. Yachts

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H.M. Yachts
Naval HQ‎
HMS Britannia
Ensign of the Royal Navy animated.gif
ActiveJanuary, 1893
DisbandedDecember, 1997
CountryFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
AllegianceBritish Empire
BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
TypeStation
RN Base PortsmouthPortsmouth Dockyard‎ (?-1969)
Portsmouth Naval Base (1969-1997)
Commanders
FirstVice-Admiral Sir John R. T. Fullerton
LastCommodore Anthony J.C. Morrow

H.M. Yachts [1] was a naval command of the Royal Navy from January, 1893 to December, 1997.

History

H.M. Yachts was a naval command of the Royal Navy from January, 1893 to December, 1997. Responsibility for H.M. Yachts was usually invested in a Commodore, Rear-Admiral, Vice-Admiral, Admiral Commanding and later titled as the Flag Officer Commanding, H.M. Yachts.[2]

In Command

Vice-Admiral Commanding, H.M. Yachts (1893-1901)

  1. Vice-Admiral Sir John R. T. Fullerton, 1 January, 1893 – 1 April, 1901.[2]

Rear-Admiral Commanding, H.M. Yachts (1901-1909)

  1. Rear-Admiral The Hon. Hedworth Lambton, 1 April, 1901 – 23 April, 1903.[2]
  2. Rear-Admiral Sir A. Berkeley Milne, Bart., 23 April, 1903 – 4 August, 1905.[2]
  3. Rear-Admiral Sir Colin R. Keppel, 4 August, 1905 – 11 August, 1909.[2]

Commodore, Second Class, H.M. Yachts (1909-1914)

  1. Commodore, Second Class Norman C. Palmer, 11 August, 1909 – 16 December, 1913.[2]
  2. Commodore, Second Class Douglas R. L. Nicholson, 16 December, 1913. – 7 August, 1914.[2]

Rear-Admiral Commanding, H.M. Yachts (1919-1922)

  1. Rear-Admiral The Hon. Sir Hubert G. Brand, 1 May, 1919 – 1 April, 1922.[2]

Admiral Commanding, H.M. Yachts (1922-1931)

  1. Admiral Sir Henry T. Buller, 1 April, 1922[14] – 1 April, 1931.[2]

Vice-Admiral Commanding, H.M. Yachts (1931-1933)

  1. Vice-Admiral Sir Herbert Meade-Fetherstonhaugh, 1 April, 1931 – 15 December, 1934.[2]

Rear-Admiral Commanding, H.M. Yachts (1934-1936)

  1. Rear-Admiral Dudley B. N. North, 15 December, 1934. – 19 June, 1936.[3]

Vice-Admiral Commanding, H.M. Yachts (1936-1939)

  1. Vice-Admiral Dudley B. N. North, 19 June, 1936 – 1 November, 1939.[3]

Flag Officer Commanding, H.M. Yachts (1953-1997)

  1. Vice-Admiral Sir E. M. Conolly Abel Smith: February 1953-January 1958
  2. Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Dawnay: January 1958-January 1962
  3. Rear-Admiral Sir Joseph C.C. Henley: January 1962-March 1965
  4. Rear-Admiral Sir Patrick J. Morgan: March 1965-August 1970
  5. Rear-Admiral Sir Richard J. Trowbridge: August 1970-September 1975
  6. Rear-Admiral Sir Hugh P. Janion: September 1975-February 1981
  7. Rear-Admiral Sir Paul W. Greening: February 1981-September 1985
  8. Rear-Admiral Sir John Garnier: September 1985-September 1990
  9. Rear-Admiral Sir Robert N. Woodard: September 1990-April 1995
  10. Commodore Anthony J.C. Morrow: April 1995-December 1997

References

  1. Intelligence, United States Office of Naval (1924). Port Directory of the Principal Foreign Ports. Washington, D.C: U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 154.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (22 September 2016). "H.M. Yachts (Royal Navy) - The Dreadnought Project". www.dreadnoughtproject.org. Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 7 July 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "North, Admiral Sir Dudley Burton Napier, (25 Nov. 1881–15 May 1961), DL; Royal Navy, retd; Extra Equerry to the Queen". WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO (2020). Oxford England: A & C Black and Oxford University Press. 1 December 2007. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.u49217. Retrieved 1 July 2020.