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