Naval Establishment Gazette 2015 (Amended)
By Their Lordships Command
Naval Establishment Gazette
For the Year A.D. 2015
Given at Merrickville, U.C.
This 7th day of July, 2015.
Notices and Appointments
After the success of the demonstration off Fort McHenry in September of last year, Commander Peter Rindlisbacher is promoted Post Captain, to be dated October 1st 2014, and he is charged with the Command of the newly created Gulf Station, there to police the seas and rid them of enemy vessels, pirates and privateers, and slavers.
After the success of the raids in the Chesapeake, and in particular of HMS Acasta’s crew in numerous boat actions, Robert Fryman is promoted Post Captain, dated January 1st, 2015 and to continue in
Command of HMS Acasta, currently patrolling the Atlantic Coast of the United States.
Maurice DePas of His Majesty’s exploration vessel Discovery, is promoted Master and Commander in her, dated to January 1st, 2015 and will patrol the southern Pacific Coast Station from Panama to the north of California.
Christopher Sorenson of His Majesty’s Brig Chatham, is promoted Master and Commander in her, dated February 1st, 2015, and will patrol the northern Pacific Coast Station from the Bering Strait south to California where, from time to time, he is expected to co-operate with Commander DePas in covering that hot-bed of enemy activity, and frustrate their efforts.
The success of the recent patrol on Lake Champlain leads to the promotion of Midshipman Michael McLeod to that of Acting-Lieutenant on the Lake Simcoe and Upper Lake Huron Station. At a future Naval Establishment event, he and other candidates will have opportunity to demonstrate their suitability for permanent rank at a Lieutenants’ Board
Other appointments, Lieutenancies and Warrants are under review and shall be Promulgated shortly.
The Naval Establishment Squadron
The following vessels and longboats have served, or expressed willingness to serve, as vessels of A Naval Establishment squadron and Longboat Flotilla when circumstances and available support warrant.
Fair Jeanne, brigantine
St Lawrence II, brigantine
Mist of Avalon, schooner
Empire Sandy, schooner
La Revenante, schooner (sold out of the service)
Caledonian, schooner (sold out of the service)
The Naval Establishment Longboat Flotilla
Subject to revision and correction
Bytown Whalers (2)
I have the Honour to be
With very great Regard
Rear Admiral Commanding
Crown Forces North America
G O D S A V E T H E K I N G