15th Destroyer Flotilla
|15th Destroyer Flotilla|
The flotilla was first established during World War I in August 1916 and was attached to the Grand Fleet till March 1918. It was then transferred to the Battle Cruiser Force until it was disbanded in March 1919.
At the outset of the World War II the flotilla was reformed as part of the Rosyth Command from September to October 1939. It was then transferred to the Western Approaches Command at Plymouth until January 1941. Reassigned once again to Plymouth Command where it remained until May 1945 before it was dispersed.
Captain (D) 15th Destroyer Flotilla
Incomplete list of post holders included:
|Captain (D) 15th Destroyer Flotilla|
|1||Captain||Arthur Brandreth Scott Dutton||28 August 1916 – November, 1917||later V.Adm.|
|2||Captain||Rafe Grenville Rowley-Conwy||November, 1917 – 1 March 1919||later R.Adm.|
|3||Captain||Ralph Kerr||31 July 1939 – 18 January 1941|
|Grand Fleet||April 1916 to March 1918|
|Battle Cruiser Force||March 1918 to March 1919||disbanded|
|Rosyth Command||September to October 1939||reformed|
|Western Approaches Command||October 1939 to January 1941||at Plymouth|
|Plymouth Command||January 1941 to May 1945||disbanded|
- Mackie, Colin. (January 2020).Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865. Flotillas & Squadrons. pp.194-253..
- Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony. "Fifteenth Destroyer Flotilla (Royal Navy) – The Dreadnought Project". www.dreadnoughtproject.org. Harley and Lovell, 19 April 2018. Retrieved 15 October 2020.