Rear-Admiral, Stornoway

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Office of the
Rear-Admiral, Stornoway
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Department of Admiralty
AbbreviationFOC
Reports toSenior Officer on the Coast of Scotland
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
Formation1915
First holderRear-Admiral Reginald G. O. Tupper
Final holder-Rear Admiral Robert Boyle
Abolished1920
SuccessionRear-Admiral The Hon. Robert F. Boyle

The Rear-Admiral, Stornoway also known as Flag Officer, Stornoway was a senior British Royal Navy appointment first from January, 1915 to 1920. The office holder was responsible for the naval sub command of Stornoway.[1]

History

This office was created during World War One on 7 January, 1915 with the appointment of Rear-Admiral Reginald G. O. Tupper. Cromarty was a naval sub command of the Coast of Scotland Station.[2] In 1920 the office was abolished and would be later replaced by a Senior Officer, Stornoway during World War Two.[3]

Office Holders

  1. Rear-Admiral Reginald G. O. Tupper, 7 January, 1915 – 21 February, 1916.[4]
  2. Rear-Admiral The Hon. Robert F. Boyle, March, 1916 – 1920.[5]

References

  1. Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (21 September 2017). "Stornoway - The Dreadnought Project". dreadnoughtproject.org. England: Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 12 February 2020.
  2. Harley and Lovell. (21 September 2017).
  3. Harley and Lovell. (21 September 2017).
  4. Harley and Lovell. (21 September 2017).
  5. Harley and Lovell. (21 September 2017).