North America, West Indies and Newfoundland Station

From Naval History Archive
Jump to navigationJump to search
North America, West Indies and Newfoundland Station
Royal Navy Blue Ensign 1801 to 1864.gif
Blue Ensign of the last Commander-in-Chief
Active1830-1837
CountryUnited Kingdom
AllegianceBritish Empire
BranchRoyal Navy
TypeStation
Part ofDepartment of Admiralty
Garrison/HQBermuda Dockyard, Bermuda
Commanders
FirstVice-Admiral of the Red: Sir Edward Griffith Colpoys.
LastAdmiral of the Blue: Sir Peter Halkett.

The North America, West Indies and Newfoundland Station was a naval station and command of the Royal Navy from 15 May, 1830 to 11 February, 1837 when it was abolished and replaced by the North America and West Indies Station.

The station was commanded by the Commander-in-Chief, North America, West Indies and Newfoundland.[1]

History

The North America, West Indies and Newfoundland Station was established as a naval station for the British Royal Navy on 15 May, 1830.[2] It was occurred as a result of an area change of command that unified the former Jamaica Station with the North America and Newfoundland Station into a massive single command. On 11 February, 1837 the station as a distinct command was abolished and replaced by the North America and West Indies Station.[3]

In Command

Commander-in-Chief, North America, West Indies and Newfoundland

Naval Establishments

Bases and Dockyards

# Name Active
1. Antigua Dockyard 1728 – 1882
2. Bermuda Dockyard 1818 – 1956
3. Barbados Dockyard 1718 – 1945
4. Halifax Dockyard 1759 – 1905
5. Kingston Naval Dockyard 1788 – 1853
6. Penetanguishene Naval Yard 1813 – 1856
7. Quebec Naval Shipyard 1814 – 1834

Naval Hospitals

# Name Active
1. Bermuda Dockyard 1818 – 1956
2. Royal Naval Hospital, Barbados 1718 – 1945
3 Royal Naval Hospital, Jamaica 1743 – 1905
4. Royal Naval Hospital, Halifax 1782 – 1911
5. Kingston Naval Dockyard 1788 – 1853
6. Penetanguishene Naval Yard 1813 – 1856
7. Quebec Naval Shipyard 1814 – 1834

References

  1. Urban, Sylvanus (1833). "Obituary". The Gentleman's Magazine. London: E. Cave. 153 (103, Part 1): 175. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  2. Naval, Historian. Office of the. (September 1959) Flag Officers and Senior Naval Officers responsible for the Halifax Station. 1755-1959. Royal Canadian Navy. Navy Headquarters, Ottawa. Ontario. pp. 60-62.
  3. Naval, Historian. Office of the. (September 1959) Flag Officers and Senior Naval Officers responsible for the Halifax Station. 1755-1959. Royal Canadian Navy. Navy Headquarters, Ottawa. Ontario. pp. 60-62.

Sources

  1. http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/ Naval, Historian. Office of the. (September 1959) Flag Officers and Senior Naval Officers responsible for the Halifax Station. 1755-1959. Royal Canadian Navy. Navy Headquarters, Ottawa. Ontario.