Stornoway

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Stornoway, Scotland is situated in the Outer Hebrides, northwest of the mainland. In early 1915, it became the base for Rear-Admiral Tupper commanding the forces of Auxiliary Patrol Area I.

Rear-Admirals, Stornoway

Dates of appointment given:

Strength

In December 1915, Stornoway area had 6 yachts and 48 trawlers and drifters for patrols, as well as 4 whalers, 10 motor boats, 15 net drifters, 7 vessels for boom defence operations.[4]

In February, 1918, the area had 5 yachts, 23 trawlers, 4 whalers, 6 motor launches, 22 net drifters, 2 other drifters, 4 motor drifters, 4 paddle or screw sweepers, and 6 vessels for boom defence operations.[5]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Tupper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1337.
  2. Tupper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 114.
  3. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1918). p. 3.
  4. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1915). p. 18.
  5. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (February, 1918). p. 19.