Rear-Admiral, Training Establishment Mediterranean

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Office of the
Rear-Admiral, Training Establishment Mediterranean
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Department of Admiralty
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
Formation18 May, 1942
First holderRear-Admiral Richard James Rodney Scott
Final holderRear-Admiral Richard James Rodney Scott
AbolishedAugust, 1942

The Rear-Admiral, Training Establishment Mediterranean was an administrative shore based command appointment of British Royal Navy established during World war II who was responsible superintending the naval training base HMS Canopus at Alexandria, Egypt [1] it was a sub-command of the Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet.[2]

History

The post of Rear-Admiral, Training Establishment Mediterranean was established on 18 May 1942 the office holder was shore based. He was responsible superintending the naval training base HMS Canopus at Alexandria, Egypt. The post holder reported directly to the Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean Fleet until August 1942 when his post was abolished and the training establishment at Alexandria was closed.[2]

Office Holder

Rear-Admiral, Training Establishment Mediterranean
Rank Flag Name Term Notes/Ref
1 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Richard James Rodney Scott 18 May – August, 1942 [2]

Chief Staff Officer to Rear-Admiral, Training Establishment Mediterranean

Chief Staff Officer to Rear-Admiral, Training Establishment Mediterranean
Rank Insig Name Term Notes/Ref
1 Captain RN Captain Rank Insignia.png N.V. Dickinson 18 May – August, 1942 [2]

Secretary to Rear-Admiral, Training Establishment Mediterranean

Rank Insig Name Term Notes/Ref
Secretary to Rear-Admiral, Training Establishment Mediterranean
1 Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander RN Lieutenant Commander Rank Insignia.png D.C. Woolf, 18 May – August, 1942 [2]

Footnotes

  1. Warlow, Ben (20 March 2000). "6". Shore establishments of the Royal Navy : being a list of the static ships and establishments of the Royal Navy (2nd ed.). Cornwall, England: Maritime. ISBN 9780907771739.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Houterman, Jerome N..; Koppes, Jeroen (2004–2006). "Royal Navy, Mediterranean Fleet 1942-1945". www.unithistories.com. Houterman and Koppes. Retrieved 27 September 2018.

Bibliography

  • Houterman, Jerome N..; Koppes, Jeroen (2004–2006). "Royal Navy, Mediterranean Fleet 1939-1945". www.unithistories.com. Houterman and Koppes.
  • Warlow, Ben (20 March 2000). "6". Shore establishments of the Royal Navy : being a list of the static ships and establishments of the Royal Navy (2nd ed.). Cornwall, England: Maritime. ISBN 9780907771739.