Nore Station

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The Nore Station was one of the three Home Ports of the Royal Navy. Named for the Nore sandbank at the mouth of the River Thames, it encompassed Chatham Royal Dockyard and Sheerness Royal Dockyard and ships not attached to other fleets. Command-in-Chief of the command was usually vested in an Admiral or a Vice-Admiral.

History

On 1 January, 1907, the Nore command vacated Admiralty House at Sheerness and moved to Chatham.[1]

Commanders-in-Chief at the Nore

Dates of appointment given:

Flag Captains

Dates of appointment given:

George Willes Watson, Frederick Charles Bryan Robinson and Thomas Bridgeman Lethbridge also may have held this position at some point.[Fact Check]

Footnotes

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  2. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 86.
  3. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 86.
  4. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 86.
  5. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 86.
  6. Heneage Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/13/332
  7. Wells Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1382.
  8. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 86.
  9. Wells Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1382.
  10. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 86.
  11. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 86.
  12. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 86.
  13. Kennedy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 733.
  14. Markham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 870.
  15. Markham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 11.
  16. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 16 December, 1903. Issue 37265, col A, p. 9.
  17. Noel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 956.
  18. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 12 November, 1908. Issue 38802, col F, p. 7.
  19. Poore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1039.
  20. Poore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1049.
  21. Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. p. 202.
  22. Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 535.
  23. Sturdee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 70.
  24. Sturdee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 70.
  25. Evan-Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. p. 208.
  26. Evan-Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 208.
  27. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 257.
  28. Goodenough Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. p. 206.
  29. Alexander-Sinclair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. p. 194.
  30. Tyrwhitt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. p. 249.
  31. Tyrwhitt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89. f. 41.
  32. "The Services" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 15 May, 1933. Issue 46444, col A, p. 22.
  33. Tweedie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 332.
  34. Tweedie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 332.
  35. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 40.
  36. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 40.
  37. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. p. 231.
  38. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. p. 231.
  39. Drax Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 214.
  40. Drax Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 214.
  41. Lyon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 480.
  42. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 246.
  43. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 267.
  44. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 11 August, 1892. Issue 33714, col F, p. 7.
  45. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 22 October, 1894. Issue 34401, col B, p. 6.
  46. St. Clair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1143.
  47. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 28 January, 1896. Issue 34798, col D, p. 10.
  48. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 13 May, 1898. Issue 35515, col A, p. 10.
  49. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 13 June, 1899. Issue 35854, col D, p. 10.
  50. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 30 October, 1899. Issue 35973, col D, p. 7.
  51. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 21 February, 1901. Issue 36384, col D, p. 10.
  52. Pocklington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1049.
  53. Pocklington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1049.
  54. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 29 January, 1907. Issue 38242, col B, p. 6.
  55. Moggridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 497.
  56. Moggridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 497.
  57. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 353.
  58. Greatorex Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 16/30.
  59. Greatorex Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 16/30.
  60. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 18 November, 1908. Issue 38807, col E, p. 4.
  61. Clarke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 352.
  62. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 366.
  63. Colomb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 476.
  64. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396j.
  65. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/521. f. 465.
  66. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/521. f. 465.

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