Senior Naval Officer, White Sea
|Office of the Senior Naval Officer, White Sea|
Ensign of the Royal Navy
|Department of Admiralty|
|Reports to||First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff|
|Nominator||First Lord of the Admiralty of the United Kingdom|
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
|Term length||Not fixed|
|Inaugural holder||Commodore,Richard Hyde|
Initially the office holder was first appointed on 14 October 1916 to command the British North Russia Squadron until 26 April, 1917. On 27 April 1917 the S.N.O. White Sea's title was changed to Rear-Admiral-in-Charge, Murmansk but still in command of the North Russia Squadron until August 1918 when a change in area of command meant that it ceased to be a seagoing command and instead became a shore based command of the White Sea Station.
|Senior Naval Officer, White Sea|
|1||Commodore 2nd Class||Thomas Webster Kemp||14 October 1916 – 27 April, 1917|
|2||Commodore 1st Class||Richard Hyde||8 August 1918 – 21 December 1919|||
- Admiralty, Great Britain (October 1919). "Flag Officers in Commission". Navy List. London England: HM Stationery Office.
- Mace, Martin (2014). The Royal Navy and the War at Sea 1914-1919 (Chapter 19: Russian Operations and North Russian Expeditionary Force 1919.). Barnsley: Pen and Sword. ISBN 9781473846456.