Portsmouth Station

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The Portsmouth Station was one of the three Home Ports of the Royal Navy. It encompassed Portsmouth Royal Dockyard and ships not attached to other fleets. Command-in-Chief of the port command was usually vested in an Admiral.

Portsmouth served as the operational base for Auxiliary Patrol Area XII, with sub-bases at Newhaven.

Commanders-in-Chief, Portsmouth

Dates of appointment given:

Flag Captains

Dates of appointment given:

Philip Howard Colomb (1831 – 1899) and Henry Coey Kane also held this position at some point.[Fact Check]

Footnotes

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  43. "Commander-in-Chief at Portsmouth" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 17 February, 1939. Issue 48232, col F, p. 4.
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  47. May Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 860.
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  50. Arbuthnot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 202.
  51. Phillimore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 29a
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  54. Baker-Baker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 118.
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  56. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 2.
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