Mediterranean Fleet

The British Mediterranean Fleet was part of the Royal Navy. The Fleet was one of the most prestigious commands in the navy for the majority of its history, defending the vital sea link between the United Kingdom and the majority of the British Empire in the Eastern Hemisphere. The first Commander-in-Chief for the Mediterranean Fleet may have been named as early as 1665, and the Fleet was in existence until 1967.

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Stanley Colville
... and appointed to the battleship Sultan in the Mediterranean Fleet ... In May 1878 he transferred to the battleship Black Prince in the Channel Fleet and in January 1879 to the corvette Boadicea at the Cape of Good Hope Station ... the battleship Alexandra, flagship of the Mediterranean Fleet ...
HMS Duncan (1901) - Operational History - Pre-World War I
... HMS Duncan commissioned at Chatham Dockyard on 8 October 1903 for Mediterranean Fleet service ... She transferred to the Channel Fleet in February 1905 ... Duncan transferred to the Atlantic Fleet in February 1907, and underwent a refit at Gibraltar from November 1907 to February 1908 ...
Commanders in Chief of The Mediterranean Fleet
... First Naval Lord in July 1846 but requested permission to return to the Mediterranean on ground of his health Vice-Admiral Sir William Parker 24 July 1846 17 ... Admiral Sir Somerset Gough-Calthorpe 26 August 25 ... July 1919 Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean Vice Admiral Sir John de Robeck 26 July 14 ... May 1922 Iron Duke Vice Admiral Sir. 1942 Warspite HMS St Angelo (base, Malta) Warspite Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet ...
Lord John Hay (Royal Navy Admiral Of The Fleet) - Naval Career
... month before transferring to the second-rate HMS Powerful in the Mediterranean Fleet in April 1848. 1851 and given command of the sloop HMS Wasp in the Mediterranean Fleet in August 1852 he went ashore with the naval brigade and took part in the defence of Eupatoria in November 1854 and the Siege of ... Promoted to vice-admiral on 31 December 1877, he was sent to the Mediterranean in July 1878 to take control of Cyprus and to occupy it in accordance with ...
HMS Decoy (H75)
... Decoy was initially assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet before she was transferred to the China Station in early 1935 ... Decoy was transferred back to the Mediterranean Fleet just before the Second World War began in September 1939 ... duties in 1940 before returning to the Mediterranean ...

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