|Part of||Admiralty Naval Staff|
|In Command||Director of Navigation Division|
|First||Rear-Admiral William G. Benn|
|Last||Captain Richard W. Ravenhill|
The Navigation Division was a staff division of the Admiralty Naval Staff of the Royal Navy established in 1944 following a renaming of the earlier Navigation Department, In 1946 was renamed the Navigation and Direction Division. It was administered by the Director of Navigation Division.
In December 1912 a Navigation Department was established as a sub component of the Hydrographic Department. Following changes in the command structure of the Admiralty Naval Staff (1917-1919) this department and thus Director of Navigation came under direct supervision of the office of First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff until 1945. In July 1945 the Navigation Department was renamed the Navigation Division but now as part of the Naval Staff. In 1946 the Navigation Division was renamed the Navigation and Direction Division.
Director of Navigation Division
- Watson, Dr Graham (27 October 2015). "Royal Navy Organisation and Ship Deployment, Inter-War Years 1914-1918". www.naval-history.net. Gordon Smith. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
- Admiralty, Great Britain (Spring 1946). "Admiralty: Divisions of the Naval Staff". Navy List. London, England: HM Stationery Office. pp. 1731–1740.