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Tucked behind the historic Forth Bridge on the north coast of the [[Firth of Forth]], the Scottish town of '''Rosyth''' served as a major [[Royal Navy]] base in the [[Great War]], being the home of the [[Rosyth Royal Dockyard]], was well as the operational seat of the [[Battlecruiser Fleet]] and the forces covering [[Auxiliary Patrol Area VI]].
 
Tucked behind the historic Forth Bridge on the north coast of the [[Firth of Forth]], the Scottish town of '''Rosyth''' served as a major [[Royal Navy]] base in the [[Great War]], being the home of the [[Rosyth Royal Dockyard]], was well as the operational seat of the [[Battlecruiser Fleet]] and the forces covering [[Auxiliary Patrol Area VI]].
  
==In Command==
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==Senior Officer==
 
<div name=fredbot:office0 otitle="Senior Officer, Rosyth" nat="UK">
 
<div name=fredbot:office0 otitle="Senior Officer, Rosyth" nat="UK">
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Henry Percy Boxer|nick=Henry P. Boxer|appt=1 May, 1931{{NLJul31|p. 243}}<ref>Boxer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/83|}} f. 214.</ref>|end=1 August, 1933<ref>Boxer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/83|}} f. 214.</ref>|as=Senior Officer, Reserve Fleet, Rosyth}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Albert John Robertson|nick=Albert J. Robertson|appt=1 August, 1933|end=1 August, 1935|as=Senior Officer, Reserve Fleet, Rosyth}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Montague George Bentinck Legge|nick=Montague G. B. Legge|appt=1 August, 1935<ref>Legge Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/48/170.|D7604074}} f. 574.</ref>|end=4 August, 1936<ref>Legge Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/48/170.|D7604074}} f. 574.</ref>|as=Senior Officer, Reserve Fleet, Rosyth}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Francis Heathcote Gordon Walker|nick=Francis H. G. Walker|appt=4 August, 1936<ref>Walker Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/73.}} f. 79.</ref>|end=January, 1937<ref>Walker Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/73.}} f. 79.</ref>|as=Senior Officer, Reserve Fleet, Rosyth|note=died in this appointment}}
 
</div name=fredbot:office0>
 
</div name=fredbot:office0>
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==King's Harbour Master==
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<div name=fredbot:office1 otitle="King's Harbour Master, Rosyth" nat="UK">
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Lewis Gonne Eyre Crabbe|nick=Lewis G. E. Crabbe|appt=16 August, 1927<ref>Crabbe Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/168.|D7603675}} f. 169.</ref>|end=15 October, 1929<ref>Crabbe Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/168.|D7603675}} f. 169.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Arthur Jermyn Landon|nick=Arthur J. Landon|appt=15 October, 1929<ref>Landon Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/35.|D7604134}} f. 18.</ref>|end=17 April, 1931<ref>Landon Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/35.|D7604134}} f. 18.</ref>|ass=15 October, 1929<ref>Landon Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/35.|D7604134}} f. 18.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Henry Percy Boxer|nick=Henry P. Boxer|appt=1 May, 1931{{NLJul31|p. 243}}<ref>Boxer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/83|}} f. 214.</ref>|end=1 August, 1933<ref>Boxer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/83|}} f. 214.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Albert John Robertson|nick=Albert J. Robertson|appt=1 August, 1933|end=1 August, 1935}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Montague George Bentinck Legge|nick=Montague G. B. Legge|appt=1 August, 1935<ref>Legge Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/48/170.|D7604074}} f. 574.</ref>|end=4 August, 1936<ref>Legge Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/48/170.|D7604074}} f. 574.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Francis Heathcote Gordon Walker|nick=Francis H. G. Walker|appt=4 August, 1936<ref>Walker Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/73.}} f. 79.</ref>|end=January, 1937<ref>Walker Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/73.}} f. 79.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Henry Percy Boxer|nick=Henry P. Boxer|appt=28 January, 1937<ref>Boxer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/83|}} f. 214.</ref>|end=1 June, 1938<ref>Boxer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/83|}} f. 214.</ref>}}
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 15:38, 14 February 2018

Tucked behind the historic Forth Bridge on the north coast of the Firth of Forth, the Scottish town of Rosyth served as a major Royal Navy base in the Great War, being the home of the Rosyth Royal Dockyard, was well as the operational seat of the Battlecruiser Fleet and the forces covering Auxiliary Patrol Area VI.

Senior Officer

King's Harbour Master


See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 243.
  2. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  3. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  4. Legge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/170. f. 574.
  5. Legge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/170. f. 574.
  6. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/73. f. 79.
  7. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/73. f. 79.
  8. Crabbe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/168. f. 169.
  9. Crabbe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/168. f. 169.
  10. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  11. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 243.
  13. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  14. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  15. Legge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/170. f. 574.
  16. Legge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/170. f. 574.
  17. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/73. f. 79.
  18. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/73. f. 79.
  19. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  20. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.