Admiral SIR HENRY RUTHVEN MOORE GCB , CVO , DSO (29 August 1886 –
12 March 1978) was the last British admiral to command Home Fleet
World War II
After the war Moore joined the staff of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich and then became Naval Assistant Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence. Between 1928 and 1930 he commanded the cruisers HMS Caradoc and HMS Dauntless . He was appointed Deputy Director of Plans in 1930 and then took command of the cruiser HMS Neptune in 1933. He went on to be Chief of Staff for the Home Fleet in 1936 and Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth in 1938.
He served in
World War II
After the War he was appointed Head of the British Naval Mission in
Washington D. C.
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Preceded by New post VICE CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF 1941–1943 Succeeded by Sir Edward Syfret
Preceded by Lord Fraser of North Cape COMMANDER IN CHIEF, HOME FLEET 1944–1945 Succeeded by Sir Edward Syfret
Preceded by Lord Fraser of North Cape FIRST AND PRINCIPAL NAVAL AIDE-DE-CAMP 1948–1949 Succeeded by Sir Arthur Power
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