§ 15. Commander Viscount CURZON
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many admirals are now flying their flags in the ships of the Reserve Fleet; whether in all cases these officers have full staffs; what were the dates of their appointment; and in how many cases have they been to sea in their flagships since hoisting their flags?
§ Sir J. CRAIG
The Reserve Fleet is under the command of a Vice-Admiral with four Rear-Admirals under him for the administration of the Reserve ships at the various ports. These officers are allowed special reduced staffs.
1214 The dates of their appointments were as follows:—
- Vice-Admiral Commanding Reserve Fleet, 14th September, 1920.
- Rear-Admiral Reserve Fleet, the Nore, 17th March, 1920.
- Rear-Admiral Reserve Fleet, Portsmouth, 23rd April, 1920.
- Rear-Admiral Reserve Fleet, Devon-port, 9th April, 1920.
- Rear-Admiral Reserve Fleet, Rosyth, 1st May, 1920.
- The Vice-Admiral has been to sea in his flagship, but the Rear-Admirals have not been required to proceed to sea.