1774-78     Vice-Admiral Clark Gayton
1778-81     Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Parker
1781-82     Rear-Admiral Thomas Graves
1782-83     Rear-Admiral Joshua Rowley
1783-84     Vice-Admiral James Gambier
1784-86     Rear-Admiral Alexander Innes
1786-89     Commodore Alan Gardner
1789-92     Rear-Admiral Philip Affleck
1792-95     Commodore John Ford
1795-96     Rear-Admiral William Parker
1796-00     Vice-Admiral Sir Hyde Parker
1800-01     Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour
1801           Rear-Admiral Robert Montagu
1801-05     Rear-Admiral Sir John Duckworth
1805-08     Vice-Admiral James Richard Dacres
1808-11     Vice-Admiral Bartholemew Rowley
1811-13     Vice-Admiral Charles Stirling
1813-14     Rear-Admiral William Brown
1814           Rear-Admiral Robert Rolles  (Appointed but never left England)
1815-18     Rear-Admiral John Erskine Douglas
1817-20     Rear-Admiral Sir Home Popham
1820-23    Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Rowley
1823-24    Commodore Sir Edward Owen
1824-27    Vice-Admiral Sir Lawrence Halsted
1827-30    Vice-Admiral Hon. Charles Elphinstone Fleeming
1830-33    Commodore Arthur Farquhar
1833-37    Commodore Watkin Owen Pell
1842-43    Commodore Hon. George Byng