Eastern Mediterranean Squadron (Royal Navy)

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The Eastern Mediterranean Squadron was renamed the Ægean Squadron upon Rear-Admiral Sydney R. Fremantle taking command in August, 1917.[1] At the same time, the commander went from being a Vice-Admiral to a Rear-Admiral, and the second-in-command was dropped.

Vice-Admirals Commanding

Dates of appointment given:

Rear-Admirals

John M. de Robeck may have held this command prior to being made Vice-Admiral Commanding.[Fact Check]

Footnotes

  1. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. f. 32.
  2. Carden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 185.
  3. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. f. 32.
  4. de Robeck Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 128.
  5. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. f. 32.
  6. Thursby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 658.
  7. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. Unnumbered folio.
  8. Fremantle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 473.
  9. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. Unnumbered folio.
  10. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. Unnumbered folio.
  11. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 279.
  12. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. Unnumbered folio.
  13. Hayes-Sadler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 44.
  14. Hayes-Sadler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 44.
  15. Christian Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 142.
  16. Christian Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 142.
  17. Fremantle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 473.
  18. Fremantle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 473.
  19. Hayes-Sadler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 44.
  20. Hayes-Sadler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 44.