Rear-Admiral-in-Charge, Gibraltar

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Rear-Admiral-in-Charge, Gibraltar
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Department of Admiralty
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorSenior Officer, Gibraltar (1917-1920)
Formation1920
First holderRear-Admiral Henry Bertram Pelly
Final holderRear-Admiral Norman Atherton Wodehouse
Abolished1939
SuccessionVice-Admiral-in-Charge, Gibraltar (1939-1943)

The Rear-Admiral-in-Charge, Gibraltar was a senior British Royal Navy appointment was created on two occasions after World War One. The first from 1920 until 1922 and the second time from 1925 until 1939. The office holder was responsible for the naval command of Gibraltar.[1]

Office Holders

  1. Rear-Admiral Henry Bertram Pelly, 17 December, 1920 – 7 February, 1922. (also Admiral-Superintendent, Gibraltar Yard).[1]
  2. Rear-Admiral Richard Greville Arthur Wellington Stapleton-Cotton, 7 March, 1925 – 12 March, 1927. (also Admiral-Superintendent, Gibraltar Dockyard).[1]
  3. Rear-Admiral Cyril S. Townsend, 12 March, 1927 – April, 1929, (ditto).[1]
  4. Rear-Admiral Berwick Curtis, 22 March, 1929 – 30 March, 1931, (ditto).[1]
  5. Rear-Admiral Thomas N. James, 20 March, 1931 – 2 May, 1933, (ditto).[1]
  6. Rear-Admiral Francis M. Austin, 2 May, 1933 – 14 April, 1935, (ditto).[1]
  7. Rear-Admiral James M. Pipon, 20 April, 1935 – 23 April, 1937, (ditto).[1]
  8. Rear-Admiral Alfred E. Evans, 23 April, 1937 – 23 May, 1939, (ditto).[1]
  9. Rear-Admiral Norman Atherton Wodehouse, 23 May, 1939 – November 1939, (ditto).[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (21 April 2020). "Gibraltar". dreadnoughtproject.org. Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 8 June 2020.