Plans and Resources Division
|Headquarters||Ministry of Defence|
London, Great Britain
|Parent Command||Navy Department, Naval Staff|
A Plans Division was first established on 28 September 1917 it evolved out of the earlier Plans Section (Section 16)  of the Operations Division of the Naval Staff. Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff who's view was that plans and operations as functions should be separate and distinct. The division existed until 1964 when the Admiralty department was abolished and its functions merged within a new Ministry of Defence where it became known as the Navy Department and the former admiralty division was renamed as the Plans and Resources Division that was headed by the Director of Plans and Resources.
Director of Plans and Resources
- Captain Peter W. B. Ashmore, May 1964-January 1966 (continued as Director of Plans and Resources till January 1966)
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- Mackie, Colin. "Senior Royal Navy Appointments from 1865" (PDF). gulabin.com. Gulabin, pp.27-29, January 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2020.