Second-in-Command, China Station

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Office of the Second-in-Command, China Station
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Department of Admiralty
Reports toCommander-in-Chief, China Station
NominatorCommander-in-Chief, China Station
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderRear-Admiral Charles Lister Oxley
Formation1896-1905

The Second-in-Command, China Station. was a senior British Royal Navy flag officer appointment from May, 1896 to August, 1905.[1]

History

The office was created in May 1896 the first incumbent of the office was Rear-Admiral Charles L.Oxley.[2] The final office holder was Rear-Admiral the Hon. Assheton Gore Curzon-Howe from August, 1903 to August, 1905.[3]

Office Holders

Post holders included:[4]

  1. Rear-Admiral Charles Lister Oxley: May 1896-December 1897
  2. Rear-Admiral Charles Cooper Penrose-Fitzgerald: December 1897-December 1899
  3. Rear-Admiral Sir James Andrew Thomas Bruce: December 1899-November 1901
  4. Rear-Admiral Harry Tremenheere Grenfell: November 1901-August 1903
  5. Rear-Admiral the Hon. Assheton Gore Curzon-Howe: August 1903-1905

References

  1. Mackie, Colin (January 2020). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865" (PDF). gulabin. C. Mackie. p.114. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  2. Mackie. Colin. Senior Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865. p.114.
  3. Mackie. Colin. Senior Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865. p.114.
  4. Mackie. Colin. Senior Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865. p.114.

Sources

  1. Mackie, Colin (January 2020). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865" (PDF). gulabin. C. Mackie. Retrieved 27 January 2020.