Third Fleet (Royal Navy)

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The Third Fleet of the new Home Fleets was formed from the Fourth Division of the Home Fleet in 1912.[1]

In the event of war with Germany the Third Fleet battleships available for mobilisation were to form a squadron under the command of the Vice-Admiral Commanding the Royal Naval War College, reporting to the Vice-Admiral Commanding the Channel Fleet.[2]

See Also


  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 14 October, 1913. Issue 40342, col F, p. 6.
  2. M. 0053. "War Orders (War with Germany)." Dated July, 1914. The National Archives. ADM 137/818. f. 334.