Senior Naval Officer, Belfast

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Office of the Senior Naval Officer, Belfast
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Department of Admiralty
Reports toCommander-in-Chief, Coast of Ireland
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term length(typically 1–3 years)
First holderRear-Admiral Henry D. Wilkin
Final holderRear-Admiral Henry D. Wilkin
SuccessionFlag Officer-in-Charge, Belfast

The Senior Naval Officer, Belfast was a senior British Royal Navy appointment established from February, 1915 to June, 1919.

The office holder commanded the area command of Belfast.


The office was established during the first world war from February, 1915 to June, 1919. The office holder was charged with command of the Belfast Station.[1]

Office Holders


  1. Rear-Admiral Henry D. Wilkin, 24 February, 1915 – 1 June, 1919, (retd).


  1. Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (18 September 2018). "Belfast - The Dreadnought Project". Harley and Lovel. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  2. Harley and Lovell. Belfast. 18 September 2018.