China Station

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The Royal Navy's China Station was an important base for projecting power into the Pacific.

On 1 November, 1911, the destroyers allotted to the "China Flotilla" were 3 "Rivers", four 30-knotters, and two 27-knotters.[1]

It was named the Eastern Fleet from 1941 to 1944, the Pacific Fleet from 1944 to 1946 and then the Far Eastern Fleet from 1946 to 1971.[2]

Commanders-in-Chief

Dates of appointment given:

Seconds-in-Command

Dates of appointment given:

Senior Naval Officers, Yangtse

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Senior Naval Officers, Upper Yangtse

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Footnotes

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  12. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 915.
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  14. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. Unnumbered page.
  15. Meux Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 500.
  16. Meux Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 500.
  17. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. Unnumbered page.
  18. Winsloe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 541.
  19. Winsloe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 541.
  20. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 7.
  21. Jerram Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 692.
  22. Jerram Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 692.
  23. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. p. 33.
  24. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 254/512.
  25. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. p. 33.
  26. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 7.
  27. Duff Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 204.
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  47. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 453.
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  49. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 152.
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  52. Curzon-Howe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 275.
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  54. FitzMaurice Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 148.
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  56. The Navy List. (October, 1919). p. 698.
  57. Ellison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 516.
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  61. "Flag Commands" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 10 June, 1921. Issue 42743, col G, p. 10.
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  67. Tweedie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 332.
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  69. MacLean Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
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