Northern Mediterranean Area

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Northern Mediterranean Area
Ensign of the Royal Navy animated.gif
ActiveOctober 1944
DisbandedAugust, 1945
AllegianceFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Part ofCentral Mediterranean Command
FirstRear Admiral John Anthony Vere Morse
LastRear Admiral John Anthony Vere Morse

Northern Mediterranean Area was a naval command of the British Royal Navy was established in October 1944 as one of the geographical divisions into which the Royal Navy divided its worldwide responsibilities. It was defined so by the Department of Admiralty to identify the area jurisdiction of the Flag Officer, Northern Mediterranean Area. The command existed August, 1945 when it was abolished.


The command was subcommand of the Central Mediterranean of the Mediterranean Station.

In Command

Flag Officer Northern Area Mediterranean

Flag Officer Northern Area Mediterranean
Rank Flag Name Term Notes/Ref
1 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png John Anthony Vere Morse 25 October 1944 – August, 1945


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. Those components that were part of this station are shown below.


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Bases and Shore Establishments

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