THE ROYAL NAVY December 1937

Home Fleet
Admiral Sir Roger R. C. backhouse, GCVO, KCB, CMG
Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet

Captain A. T. B. Curteis, Captain of the Fleet

NELSON - Flagship
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SECOND BATTLE SQUADRON
Rear Admiral L. D. I MacKinnon, CB, CVO

ROYAL OAK (F)
Capt. T. B. Drew, OBE
NELSON (FF)
Capt. A. R. Dewar, ADC
RODNEY
Capt. R. H. C. Hallifax
RAMILLES
Capt. R. W. Oldham, OBE, aDC
RESOLUTION
Capt. Sir Lionel A. D. Sturdee, Bt., ADC
REVENGE
Capt. R. B. T. Miles
AIRPLANE CARRIERS
Rear Admiral G. C. C. Royle, CB, CMG

COURAGEOUS (F)
Capt. C. A. A. Larson

HQ Flight
Lt. Cmdr. J. H. F. Burroughs
Fighter Squadron 800
Lt. Cmdr. H. A. Traill
TSR Squadron 810
Sqd. Ldr. H. M. Mellor, RAF
TSR Squadron 820
Lt. Cmdr. A. C. G. Ermen


FURIOUS
Capt. J. W. Clayton

HQ Flight
Wing Cmdr. J. Noakes, RAF, AFC, MM
Fighter Squadron 801
Flt. Lt. B. V. Reynolds, RAF
TSR Squadron 811
Lt. Cmdr. L. G. Richardson
TSR Squadron 822
Lt. Cmdr. A. M. Rundle
SECOND CRUISER SQUADRON
Rear Admiral T. F. P. Calvert, CB, CVO, DSO

SOUTHAMPTON (F)
Capt. A. M. Peters, DSC
NEWCASTLE
Capt. J. G. P. Vivian
SHEFFIELD
Capt. W. P. Mark Wardlaw, DSO
GLASGOW
Capt. F. N. Attwood
Attendant Destroyers


STRONGHOLD
Lt. Cmdr. E. Neville
CRUSADER
Lt. Cmdr. C. P. F. Brown
HMS FURIOUS with torpedo bombers overhead in the mid-1930's. Photo from the US Navy
History and Heritage Command On-Line Library. As far as I know, it is in the public domain
DESTROYERS
Captain H. D. Pridham-Wippell, CVO, ADC
Commodore 2nd Class

AURORA (F)
Capt. H. D. Pridham-Wippell, CVO, ADC
FIFTH DESTROYER FLOTILLA
Captain L. V. Morgan, CBE, MVO, DSC

EXMOUTH (F)
Capt. L. V. Morgan, CBE, MVO, DSC
ECHO
Cmdr.  S. V. Jephson
ECLIPSE
Lt. Cmdr. I. T. Clarke
ELECTRA
Cmdr. C. E. C. Robinson
ENCOUNTER
Lt. Cmdr. A. C. Stanford
ESCAPADE
Cmdr. G. V. B. Faulkner
ESCORT
Lt. Cmdr. W. R. Marshall-A'Deane
ESK
Lt. Cmdr. G. H. peters
EXPRESS
Cmdr. P. J. Oliver
SIXTH DESTROYER FLOTILLA
Captain V. H. Danckwerts, CMG

FAULKNOR (F)
Capt. V. H. Danckwerts, CMG
FEARLESS
Cmdr.  P. H. G. James
FORTUNE
Cmdr. I. R. H. Black
FAME
Cmdr. W. W. P. Shirley-Rollison
FORESTER
Lt. Cmdr. G. H. Birley
FOXHOUND
Lt. Cmdr. S. A. Buss
FIREDRAKE
Lt. Cmdr. J. M. Rodgers
FORESIGHT
Lt. Cmdr. J. H. Huntley
FURY
Cmdr. T. A. Hussey
FOURTH DESTROYER FLOTILLA
Captain R. R. McGrigor

KEMPENFELT (F)
Capt. R. R. McGrigor
BASILISK
Cmdr. E. Dangerfield
BEAGLE
Lt. Cmdr. H. L. Oliver
BLANCHE
Cmdr. C. Casion
BOADICA
Cmdr. J. F. H. Crombie
BOREAS
Lt. Cmdr.  J. W. M. Eaton
BRAZEN
Cmdr. H. M. L. Waller, RAN
BRILLIANT
Lt. Cmdr. R. G. Stewart
BULLDOG
Lt. Cmdr. R. G. K. Knowling
SECOND SUBMARINE FLOTILLA
Captain H. P. K. Oram

LUCIA (F) depot ship
Capt. H. P. K. Oram

PORPOISE
Cmdr. F. J. C. Halahan
NARWHAL
Lt. Cmdr. H. R. Conway
SWORDFISH
Lt. Cmdr. R. P. Lonsdale
SEAHORSE
Lt.  F. B. Currie
STARFISH
Lt. G. S. Salt
DRIFTERS

CLOUD (Courageous)
EBBTIDE (Lucia)
FUMAROLE (Revenge)
HALO (Ramillies)
HARMATTAN (Sheffield)
HORIZON (Royal Oak)
LUNAR BOW (Southampton)
NOONTIDE (Furious)
SEABREEZE (Resolution)
SHEEN (Nelson)
SHOWER (Newcastle)
SUNDOWN (Glasgow)
WHIRLPOOL (Rodney)
FLEET TARGET SERVICE
TARGET VESSEL

CENTURION
Capt. W. N. T. Beckett, MVO, DSC
TUGS

St. CYRUS
Lt. L. A. Wright
St. JUST
Lt. R. H. Johnson
DESTROYER

SHIKARI
Cmdr. F. R. Parham
ESCORT VESSEL

FLEETWOOD
Cmdr. A. C. Chapman
NET LAYER

GUARDIAN
Capt. G. W. Wadham