North America and Newfoundland Station

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North America and Newfoundland Station
Royal Navy Red Ensign 1801 to 1864.gif
Red Ensign of the last Commander-in-Chief.
Active1824-1830
CountryUnited Kingdom
AllegianceBritish Empire
BranchRoyal Navy
TypeNaval Station
Part ofDepartment of Admiralty
Garrison/HQHalifax Dockyard, Canada
Commanders
FirstRear-Admiral of the White: Willoughby Thomas Lake
LastRear-Admiral of the Red: Sir Charles Ogle. Bart

The North America and Newfoundland Station [1] was a naval station of Royal Navy established on 15 March 1817. The headquarters of the station was in Halifax. On 25 August 1824 this station was abolished on 15 May, 1830 due to a change in area of command and this stations duties were taken up by by a new North America, West Indies and Newfoundland Station.[2]

History

The North America and Newfoundland Station was a naval station of Royal Navy established on 25 August 1824 replacing the North America and Lakes of Canada Station. The headquarters of the station was in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. On 18 May 1824 this station was abolished due to a change in area of command and this stations duties were taken up by a new North America, West Indies and Newfoundland Station.[3]

In Command

Commander-in-Chief, North America and Newfoundland Station

References

  1. "The Crown Nest, The Royal Canadian Navy Magazine" (PDF). sous-marin.ca/. Royal Canadian Navy. April 1963. p. 25. Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  2. Naval, Historian. Office of the. (September 1959) Flag Officers and Senior Naval Officers responsible for the Halifax Station. 1755-1959. Royal Canadian Navy. Navy Headquarters, Ottawa. Ontario. pp. 58-60.
  3. Naval, Historian. Office of the. (September 1959) Flag Officers and Senior Naval Officers responsible for the Halifax Station. 1755-1959. Royal Canadian Navy. Navy Headquarters, Ottawa. Ontario. pp. 58-60.