Quartermaster (British Pacific Fleet)

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Quartermaster‎ (QM)
British Pacific Fleet
HMS Golden Hind II
Ensign of the Royal Navy animated.gif
ActiveMarch, 1945
DisbandedApril, 1946
CountryFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
AllegianceBritish Empire
BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
TypeSupport Command
RoleLogistical Support
Part ofBritish Pacific Fleet
Garrison/HQRN Base, Melbourne, Australia (1945-1946).
In CommandRear-Admiral/Vice-Admiral (Q) British Pacific Fleet
FirstRear-Admiral, James Rivett-Carnac.
LastVice-Admiral, James Rivett-Carnac.

Quartermaster, (British Pacific Fleet) was a support command of the British Pacific Fleet set up in March 1945 and headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. It had responsibility for the logistical support of the BPF, including logistic activities ashore and ships of the Fleet Train until April, 1946.[1]

In Command

Rear-Admiral (Q) British Pacific Fleet

Vice-Admiral (Q) British Pacific Fleet


  1. Willmott, H. P. (1996). Grave of a Dozen Schemes: British Naval Planning and the War Against Japan, 1943-1945. Annapolis, Maryland, United States.: Naval Inst Press. p. 282. ISBN 978-1-55750-916-1.