Vice-Admiral-in-Charge, Gibraltar

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Office of the
Vice-Admiral-in-Charge, Gibraltar
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Department of Admiralty
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorRear-Admiral-in-Charge, Gibraltar (1925-1939)<br/
FormationNovember, 1939
First holderVice-Admiral Sir Dudley Burton Napier North
Final holderVice-Admiral Ernest R. Archer
AbolishedJuly, 1948
SuccessionFlag Officer-in-Charge, Gibraltar (1943-1945)

The Vice-Admiral-in-Charge, Gibraltar was a senior British Royal Navy appointment created during World War Two. The office holder was responsible for the naval command of the Gibraltar.[1]

Office Holders

  1. Vice-Admiral Sir Dudley Burton Napier North, 1 November, 1939 (also Admiral-Superintendent, Gibraltar Dockyard).[1]
  2. Rear-Admiral Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley, 14 January, 1945 - 15 August, 1945.[1]
  3. Vice-Admiral Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley, 15 August, 1945 - 1 June, 1946. (ditto).[1]
  4. Vice-Admiral Ernest R. Archer, January, 1947 – July, 1948.(ditto).[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (21 April 2020). "Gibraltar". Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 8 June 2020.