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HM, Naval Base, Tees
HMS Paragon (1939-45)
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AllegianceFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Part ofRosyth Command (1939-1945)
Garrison/HQR.N.Base, Hartlepool, England.
FirstCaptain Thomas Charles Armstrong
LastCaptain Thomas Charles Armstrong

Tees was a naval base and command of the Royal Navy as one of the geographical divisions into which the Royal Navy divided its worldwide responsibilities from 1944 to 1945.


In World War I Hartlepool Naval Base was established, During World War II Its area of responsibility was widened to include the River Tees creating a new command area Hartlepool and Tees. On 18 February, 1944 it was renamed Tees and was operational until July, 1945.

In Command

Naval Officer-in-Charge, Tess (1944-45)

  1. Captain Thomas Charles Armstrong, 18 February, 1944 – July, 1945.[1]


  1. Admiralty, British. (Jul 1945). The Navy List. Flag Officers in Commission. H.M.S.O. London. England. p.2347.