THE ROYAL NAVY December 1937
Mediterranean Fleet
Admiral Sir A. Dudley P. R. Pound, GCVO, KCB
Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet

Captain R. J. R. Scott, AM - Captain of the Fleet

BARHAM - Acting Flagship (to be replaced by WARSPITE)
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HMS BARHAM, acting Mediterranean Fleet flagship in 1937,
photographed at some point int he 1930's. Photo from the USN's
Navy History and Heritage Command online library. As far as I
know it is in the public domain.
FIRST BATTLE SQUADRON
Rear Admiral T. H. Binney, CB, DSO

MALAYA (F)
Capt. F. A. Buckley
BARHAM (FF)
Capt. H. E. Horan, DSC
WARSPITE (to join after refit?)
Capt. V. A. C. Crutchley, VC, DSC
THIRD CRUISER SQUADRON
Rear Admiral L. V. Wells, DSO

DELHI (F)
Capt. C. Farquhar-Smith, RAN
DESPATCH
Capt. E. L. S. King, DSO
ARETHUSA
Capt. Philip L. Vian
PENELOPE
Capt.
FIRST CRUISER SQUADRON
Vice Admiral C. E. Kennedy-Purvis, CB

LONDON (F)
Capt. H. Pott, MVO
SUSSEX
Capt. H. E. C. Blagrove
DEVONSHIRE
Capt. G. C. Muirhead-Gould
SHROPSHIRE
Capt. A. W. La T. Bisset

711 Flight
Lt. P. A. Booth
DESTROYERS
Vice Admiral J. F. Somerville, CB, DSO

GALATEA (F)
Capt. G. L. Warren
SECOND DESTROYER FLOTILLA
Captain D. W. Boyd, DSC

HARDY (F)
Capt. D. W. Boyd, DSC
HOSTILE
Cmdr. M. Richmond
HERO
Cmdr. P. G. L. Cazalet
HASTY
Lt. Cmdr. E. A. Gibb
HYPERION
Cmdr. I. M. R. Campbell
HEREWARD
Lt. Cmdr. R. C. Gordon
HOTSPUR
Cmdr. J. G. Bickford
HAVOK
Lt. Cmdr. R. E. Courage
ACTIVE
Lt. Cmdr.  B. G. Scurfield
THIRD DESTROYER FLOTILLA
Captain A. G. Talbot

INGLEFIELD (F)
Capt.  A. G. Talbot
ICARUS
Lt. Cmdr. C. D. Maud
ISIS
Cmdr.  J. C. Clouston
IMOGEN
Cmdr. E. B. K. Stevens
IMPERIAL
Lt. Cmdr. H. W. Biggs
ILEX
Lt. Cmdr. H. R. Graham
INTREPID
Cmdr. R. F. B. Swinley
IVANHOE
Cmdr. J. V. Findlay
FIRST DESTROYER FLOTILLA
Captain C. M. Blackman, DSO

GRENVILLE (F)
Capt. C. M. Blackman, DSO
GRIFFIN
Lt. Cmdr. G. H. Stokes
GARLAND
Lt. Cmdr. H. W. Williams
GIPSY
Lt. Cmdr. R. G. Onslow
GRAFTON
Cmdr. C. L. Firth, MVO
GREYHOUND
Cmdr. A. M. Sheffield
GLOWWORM
Lt. Cmdr. C. A. de W, Kitcat
GRENADE
Cmdr. J. P. Gornall
GALLANT
Lt. Cmdr.  R. C. Beckett
FIRST SUBMARINE FLOTILLA
Commander S. M. Raw

DOUGLAS (F)
Cmdr. S. M. Raw


CYCLOPS (depot ship)
Capt. E. A. Aylmer, DSC
CLYDE
Cmdr. H. M. C. Ionides
THAMES
Lt. Cmdr. J. G. Gould
SEVERN
Lt.  Cmdr. M. L. Power
SALMON
Lt. R. J. Burch
SHARK
Lt. Cmdr. G. M. Sladen
SEALION
Lt. H. F. Bone
SNAPPER
Lt. R. F. Leonard
DESTROYER DEPOT SHIP

WOOLWICH
Capt.  E. Rotherham


ESCORT VESSEL

ABERDEEN
Cmdr. C. F. W. Norris

NETLAYER

PROTECTOR
Capt. D. J. R. Simson
REPAIR SHIP

RESOURSE
Cmdr. A. D. B. James


HOSPITAL SHIP

MAINE
no officers assigned
IN RESERVE
DESTROYERS

WOLSEY
Wt. Eng. S. C. Wiltshire
HUNTER
Lt. (E) W. B. A. Wilkinson
DRIFTERS

CRESCENT MOON
SUNSET
LANDFALL
EDDY
THIRD MINESWEEPER FLOTILLA
Lieutenant Commander W. J. Phipps ??

PANGBOURNE
Lt.  Cmdr. F. Douglas-Watson
ELGIN
LYDD
SALTASH
ALBURY
DUNDALK
FERMOY
GIBRALTAR FORCES
Rear Admiral A. E. Evans, CB, OBE
Rear Admiral in Charge, Gibraltar
Superintendent, Gibraltar Dockyard

CORMORANT (F) - depot ship
Cmdr. G. A. Garnons-Williams, DSC ??
DESTROYER

VANOC
Cmdr. A. P. COlthurst

TUG

St. DAY
no officers assigned
BATTLE CRUISER SQUADRON
Vice Admiral Andrew B. Cunningham, CB, DSO

HOOD (F)
Capt. A. F. Pridham
REPULSE
Capt. J. H. Godrey
ATTENDANT DESTROYER

COMET
Lt. Cmdr. J. F. W. Hine
MINELAYER

MEDUSA
no officers assigned

BOOM GATE VESSEL

WESTGATE
no officers assigned
MALTA FORCES
Vice Admiral W. T. R. Ford, CB
Vice Admiral in Charge, Malta
Admiral Superintendent, Malta Dockyard

St. ANGELO (F) - depot ship
Capt. J. W. Durnford
TUG

St. ISSY
Lt. J. N. Hambley, MBE

TRAWLERS

MOY
Lt. A. H. F. Norman

OUSE
Lt. A. Cook