Naval Establishment Gazette 2019
By Their Lordships Command
Naval Establishment Gazette
For the Year A.D. 2019
Given at The Narrows , U.C.
This 12th day of April, 2020.
Notices and Appointments
VADM Richard Price, late of the squadron of His Majesty's vessels on the Penetanguishene Station is promoted Admiral.
James Lowrie, also late of the Penetanguishene Squadron and recently deceased, was due for promotion to Vice Admiral. His promotion is confirmed and his name will appear on the list for the remainder of the calendar year.
For meritorious service while serving with the HMS Chatham and for exemplary activity and service while commissioning her, Derek Walter is made acting-Lieutenant. A Lieutenant’s Board of Examination will be held in the future when time allows.
Major Christopher Black, Royal Engineers, is attached to the Western Lakes Station (Captain Schifferdecker officer in command) and is made acting-Lieutenant (N) when acting at sea until such time as he can be certified for further promotion in the Naval Establishment. He will retain his rank in the Royal Engineers for service ashore. Acting-Lieutenat Black and vessel Georgiana are detached to the environs of Lake Manitoba where she will survey and police the region.
For continued outstanding service to the Naval Establishment, Jason Grainger, warranted gunner (Amherstburg) is made Fleet Master at Arms.
Martin Burnett, of the Provincial Marine of Amherstburg is made Master Gunner (NE).
Warranted cook, Gurth Pretty of HMS Psyche, is made Keeper of the Stores, liaising with the Victualling Board, and is charged with keeping the Naval Establishment properly supplied and/or other duties as assigned.
All promotions to be dated from December 1, 2019.
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
Black Jack, brigantine
The Naval Establishment Longboat Flotilla
(Subject to revision and correction)
Bytown Whalers (2)
(* winners of the Cock of the Walk award)
I have the Honour to be
With very great Regard
Commodore (pro tem) commanding
Crown Forces North America .
G O D S A V E T H E K I N G