Plans Division (Q)

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Plans Division (Q)
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Division overview
FormedMay, 1943
Preceding Division
Dissolved1952
Superseding department
HeadquartersDepartment of Admiralty
Whitehall
London, Great Britain
Division executive
  • Director of Plans Division (Q)
Parent departmentDepartment of Admiralty
Parent OrganisationAdmiralty Naval Staff

The Plans Division (Q) was a military staff division of the Admiralty Naval Staff established in 1943 it existed until 1952 when its responsibilities were changed and it was renamed the Administrative Planning Department. Plans (Q) division was administered by the Director of Plans, (Q).[1]

History

Established in May 1943 the division originally started out as a specialist section within the Plans Division.[2] Its responsibilities were primarily administrative and logistical planning it remained a distinct division of the British naval staff until 1952 when its remit was changed and it was renamed the Administrative Planning Department.

Director of Plans Division (Q)

  • Captain Eric William Longley-Cook, 23 July, 1945 - 2 December, 1946.[3]
  • Captain Derrick Henry Hall-Thompson, 2 December, 1946 - July, 1948.[4]

References

  1. Admiralty, Great Britain (October 1948). "Admiralty:Divisions of the Naval Staff". Navy List. London England: HM Stationery Office. p. 954.
  2. Admiralty, Great Britain (June 1944). "Admiralty". Navy List. London England: HM Stationery Office. p. 2035.
  3. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945 - L". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  4. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "Royal Navy (RN) Officers 1939-1945 - H". www.unithistories.com. Netherlands: Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 9 February 2020.