1776-77   Vice-Admiral John Amherst
1777-83   Vice-Admiral Lord Shuldham
1783-86   Vice-Admiral Mark Milbanke
1787-90   Vice-Admiral Thomas Graves
1790-92   Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bickerton
1792-93   Rear-Admiral Phillips Cosby
1794-96   Admiral Sir Richard King
1796         Vice-Admiral Richard Onslow*
1797         Rear-Admiral Sir John Orde*
1798-99   Admiral Sir Richard King
1799-02   Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Pasley
1802-03   Rear-Admiral James Richard Dacres
1803-04   Admiral Sir John Colpoys
1804-10   Admiral William Young
1810-13   Admiral Sir Robert Calder
1813-15   Vice-Admiral Sir William Domett
1815-17   Admiral Sir John Duckworth
1817-21   Admiral Viscount Exmouth
1821-24   Admiral Hon. Sir Alexander Cochrane
1824-27   Admiral Sir James Saumaurez
1827-30   Admiral Earl of Northesk
1830-33   Admiral Sir Manley Dixon
1833-36   Admiral Sir William Hargood
1836-39   Admiral Lord Amelius Beauclerk
1839-42   Admiral Sir Graham Moore
1842-45   Admiral Sir David Milne
1845-48   Admiral Sir John West
1848-51   Admiral Sir William Gage
1851-54   Admiral Sir John Ommanney
1854-57   Admiral Sir William Parker
1857-60   Vice-Admiral Sir Barrington Reynolds