Channel Squadron (Royal Navy)

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History

The Channel Squadron was established as such in 1858, and was occasionally known as the Particular Service Squadron.[1] Vice-Admiral The Right Hon. Lord Charles Beresford was appointed Vice-Admiral Commanding, Channel Squadron, on 17 April, 1903.[2] On 6 May Beresford was informed by the Admiralty "that for the future the Channel Squadron shall be known as the Channel Fleet."[3]

Composition

1891.[4]

1896.[5]

Senior Officers in Command

Dates of appointment given:

Seconds-in-Command

Dates of appointment given:

Footnotes

  1. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 89.
  2. The Navy List. (June, 1903). p. 216.
  3. Letter No 743 of 6 May, 1903. The National Archives. ADM 144/16. f. 60.
  4. Parkes. British Battleships. p. 693.
  5. Parkes. British Battleships. p. 693.
  6. Clowes. The Royal Navy: A History. VII. p. 89.
  7. Phipps Hornby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 653.
  8. Alcester Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1212.
  9. Hay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 591.
  10. Hood Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 192.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1882). p. 188.
  12. Dowell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 334.
  13. Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 22.
  14. De Horsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 312.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1885). p. 188.
  16. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 89.
  17. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 89.
  18. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16. f. 821.
  19. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 89.
  20. Fairfax Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 721.
  21. FitzRoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 454.
  22. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 89.
  23. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 89.
  24. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 89.
  25. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1410.
  26. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1410.
  27. Beresford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 90.
  28. Letter No 743 of 6 May, 1903. The National Archives. ADM 144/16. f. 60.
  29. The Navy List, Corrected to the 20th December, 1869. p. 180.
  30. The Navy List. (July, 1881). p. 188.
  31. Sullivan service record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37/1130
  32. The Navy List. (April, 1883). p. 188.
  33. Whyte Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1394.
  34. The Navy List. (October, 1885). p. 188.
  35. Heneage Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/13/332
  36. Fremantle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 478.
  37. Rowley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 1112.
  38. D'Arcy-Irvine Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 290.
  39. The Navy List. (January, 1890). p. 187.
  40. The Navy List. (January, 1891). p. 187.
  41. Adeane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 10.
  42. Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1213.
  43. Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1213.
  44. Dale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 291.
  45. Dale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 161.
  46. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 2 May, 1895. Issue 34566, col C, p. 7.
  47. The Navy List. (July, 1896). p. 191.
  48. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 24 April, 1894. Issue 34246, col B, p. 10.
  49. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 1 June, 1898. Issue 35531, col D, p. 5.
  50. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 1 June, 1899. Issue 35844, col D, p. 11.
  51. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/17. f. 90.
  52. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 2 June, 1900. Issue 36158, col G, p. 12.
  53. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 6 June, 1901. Issue 36474, col E, p. 11.
  54. Curzon-Howe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 275.

Bibliography

  • Clowes, Sir Wm. Laird (1903). The Royal Navy: A History From the Earliest Times to the Death of Queen Victoria. Vol. VII. London: Sampson Low, Marston and Company Limited.