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This is a list of the naval forces from the United Kingdom that took part in the Falklands War. For a list of naval forces from Argentina, see Argentine naval forces in the Falklands War.

Royal Navy

Operation Corporate command structure 1982
The flagship of the Carrier Group, HMS Hermes, alongside HMS Broadsword
Command

In Northwood, London:[1]

In the South Atlantic:

  • Commander Task Group 317.8 (Carrier/Battle Group) and Flag Officer, First Flotilla: Rear-Admiral J.F. Woodward (HMS Hermes)
  • Commander Task Group 317.0 (Amphibious Task Group) and Commodore Amphibious Warfare: Commodore Michael Clapp (HMS Fearless)
Centaur-class aircraft carrier - V/STOL carrier