1773-77      Commodore Sir Edward Hughes
1776-80      Commodore Sir Edward Vernon
1779-84      Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes
1783-86      Commodore Andrew Mitchell
1786-88      No Naval presence
1788-93      Commodore Hon. William Cornwallis
1793-94      No Naval presence
1794-04      Rear-Admiral Peter Rainier
1804-09      Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Pellew #
1805-06      Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Troubridge #
1808-11      Vice-Admiral William O’Brien Drury
1811            Commodore William Broughton *
1811-12      Rear-Admiral Hon. Robert Stopford
1812-14      Vice-Admiral Sir Samuel Hood
1814            Captain George Sayer *
1814-15      Rear-Admiral Sir George Burlton
1815-16      Captain George Sayer *
1816-19      Rear-Admiral Sir Richard King
1819-22      Rear-Admiral Hon. Sir Henry Blackwood
1822-25      Commodore Charles Grant
1825-26      Commodore Sir James Brisbane
1825-28      Rear-Admiral William Gage
1828-31      Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Owen
 
Renamed East Indies and China Station
 
1831-34      Vice-Admiral Sir John Gore
1834-37      Rear-Admiral Hon. Sir Thomas Bladen Capel
1837-39      Rear-Admiral Sir Frederick Maitland
1839-40      Captain Sir James Bremer *
1840           Rear-Admiral Hon. George Elliot
1841           Commodore Sir James Bremer *
1841-44      Vice-Admiral Sir William Parker
1844-46      Rear-Admiral Sir John Thomas Cochrane
1846-47      Rear-Admiral Samuel Hood Inglefield
1848-49      Rear-Admiral Francis Augustus Collier
1850-52      Rear-Admiral Charles Austen
1852-54      Rear-Admiral Hon. Sir Fleetwood Pellew
1854-56      Rear-Admiral Sir James Stirling
1856-59      Rear-Admiral Michael Seymour
1856-62      Rear-Admiral James Hope
 
#      Split command
*      Temporary commander-in-chief