Chatham Royal Dockyard

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Chatham Royal Dockyard was one of the Royal Navy's major shipyards from Elizabethan times until its closure in 1984. It formed, with Sheerness Royal Dockyard, part of the Nore Command, on the Medway. With Portsmouth and Plymouth it was one of the navy's three Home Ports. In the twentieth century it became the navy's main submarine dockyard.

Admirals Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard

Dates of appointment given:

Deputies Superintendent

And Queen or King's Harbour Master.

Captains of Chatham Dockyard

Assistant Captains of Chatham Dockyard

  • Commander Henry Luxmoore, 9 May, 1919 – 10 May, 1921  (and as Assistant King's Harbour Master)
  • Captain Arthur B. Hughes, 10 May, 1921 – 15 March, 1922  (and as Assistant King's Harbour Master)
  • Captain Ernest W. Leir, 15 March, 1922[67] – 10 February, 1923[68]  (and as Assistant King's Harbour Master)
  • Captain (retired) Lawrence F. N. Ommanney, 2 March, 1938 – 15 August, 1941  (and as Assistant King's Harbour Master, vice "Allen")

King's Harbour Masters

Assistant King's Harbour Masters

Captains of the Chatham Dockyard Reserve

Also known as the Chatham Steam Reserve and Medway Dockyard Reserve.

Dates of appointment given:

See Also

  • Wikipedia
  • 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.
  • Plan of Dockyard at GWPDA.org

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