ⓘ Flag Officer Commanding, Iceland (C)

                                     

ⓘ Flag Officer Commanding, Iceland (C)

The Flag Officer Commanding, Iceland was an appointment of the British Royal Navy during the Second World War. His headquarters were at the stone frigate HMS Baldur, based at Hvitanes, in Hvalfjordur fjord, on the west coast of Iceland. It was initially administered by the Admiral Commanding, Iceland, then as the Flag Officer Commanding, Iceland, from 1942 to 1945. The post holder was responsible for commanding the Iceland station.

                                     
  • initially commanded by the Admiral Commanding Iceland C who was later renamed the Flag Officer Commanding Iceland C For strategic reasons the Royal
  • jutting into the fjord. The base was the headquarters of the Flag Officer Commanding Iceland C One of the piers built by the United States Navy is today
  • Sea Lord via a flag officer Force H was based at Gibraltar but there was already a flag officer at the base, Flag Officer Commanding North Atlantic
  • 18 months I ve had to wait 35 years. He was appointed Admiral Commanding Iceland in 1941 and Naval Secretary in 1942. He became Commander of the 10th
  • July 1944. The Bronze Star Medal for Valor was won by Fahrion as the Commanding Officer of the battleship USS North Carolina during fleet raids ranging from
  • HMS Guardsman later in 1944. In 1945 he was appointed flag lieutenant to the admiral commanding Iceland In 1945 he was the Liberal candidate for the Blackpool
  • became the executive officer of the new Radio Division of the Bureau of Engineering. In May 1923, he was appointed Naval Aide and Flag Secretary to Admiral
  • Fisheries - qualified officer an assistant boarding officer and a small security team. The officer sent could include the commanding officer executive officer XO
  • with Bob Toland and later as the commanding officer of a Marine regiment in the invasion force that recaptured Iceland General Eugene Robinson: Supreme