Rear-Admiral-in-Charge, Malta

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Office of the
Rear-Admiral-in-Charge, Malta
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Department of Admiralty
Reports toCommander-in-Chief, Mediterranean
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorSenior Naval Officer-in-Charge, Naval Establishments at Malta
Formation1921
First holderRear-Admiral John Luce
Final holderRear-Admiral Matthew R. Best
Abolished1932
SuccessionVice-Admiral-in-Charge, Malta

The Rear-Admiral-in-Charge, Malta was a senior British Royal Navy appointment from 1921 to 1929 and again from 1931 to 1932. The office holder was responsible for the command of Malta.

This office was held jointly with that of Admiral-Superintendent, Malta Dockyard.

Office Holders

  1. Rear-Admiral John Luce, (1921–1924)
  2. Rear-Admiral Charles Duncan Johnson (1924–1926 )
  3. Rear-Admiral Alexander Campbell (1926–1928)
  4. Rear-Admiral Francis Mitchell (1928–1929)
  5. Rear-Admiral Matthew R. Best (1931-1932)