Rear-Admiral Commanding, British Adriatic Squadron

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Office of the Rear-Admiral Commanding, British Adriatic Squadron
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Department of Admiralty
Reports toCommander-in-Chief, Mediterranean
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty of the United Kingdom
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed
Inaugural holderRear-Admiral: Sir Cecil Fiennes Thursby
Formation1917-1919

The Rear-Admiral Commanding, British Adriatic Squadron was a senior British Royal Navy appointment established from 1915 to 1917.

The office holder was in command of the naval formation the British Adriatic Squadron.

Officer Holder

Rear-Admiral Commanding, British Adriatic Squadron[1]
Rank Flag Name Term Notes/Ref
1 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Sir Cecil Fiennes Thursby June, 1915 – May, 1916 [2]
2 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Mark Edward Frederic Kerr May, 1916 – August, 1917 [3]
3 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Algernon Walker-Heneage-Vivian May, 1916 – August, 1917 [4]

Footnotes

  1. Halpern, Paul G. (2004). The Battle of the Otranto Straits: Controlling the Gateway to the Adriatic in World War I. Bloomington, Indiana USA: Indiana University Press. p. 163. ISBN 025311019X.
  2. Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (3 November 2015). "Adriatic Squadron (Royal Navy) - The Dreadnought Project". www.dreadnoughtproject.org. Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  3. Harley and Lovell.
  4. Harley and Lovell.