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Appendix 5: British Naval Forces in Home Waters, 1st July 1940

(Brackets denote temporary location. The 12 destroyers at the Tyne included 10 of the Escort Force)

Capital Ships Aircraft Carrier Cruisers Destroyers
HOME FLEET (Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Forbes)
Main Fleet
Scapa Flow Nelson, Rodney, Renown, Repulse Sussex, Norfolk, Southampton 9
(Liverpool) Barham
Rosyth Birmingham, York
Iceland Argus 2
Escort Duties 5
ROSYTH COMMAND (Vice-Admiral C. G. Ramsey)
Tyne Coventry 12
NORE COMMAND (Admiral the Hon. Sir R. Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax)
Humber Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield 7
Harwich 9
Sheerness Cardiff 3
DOVER COMMAND (Vice-Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay)
Dover 5
PORTSMOUTH COMMAND (Admiral Sir William James)
Portsmouth 5
WESTERN APPROACHES COMMAND (Admiral Sir Martin Dunbar-Nasmith, V.C.)
Escort Duties Galatea 23