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Third Sea Lord (Baustralia)

The Third Sea Lord and Fleet Commander (3SL; French: Troisième Seigneur de la Mer et Commandant du flotte) is the fourth most senior member of His Royal Navy having primary responsibility for command, control, and administration of the navy, as well as naval strategy, plans, and requirements. The position is usually held by an three-fish admiral of His Royal Navy. The current commander, since 24 March 2020, is Vice admiral Jacob Mayjames, 1st Viscount Mayjames KG CKB OW.

Third Sea Lord and Fleet Commander
Troisième Seigneur de la Mer et Commandant du flotte
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Naval Ensign of Baustralia
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Command pennant of an Admiral
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Incumbent
Vice admiral the Lord Mayjames

since 24 March 2020
His Royal Navy
TypeRole
Abbreviation3SL
Formation12 March 2018
First holderJohn Timpson

Rank insignia

The rank insignia of the office is usually that of a vice admiral, but currently is that of an Admiral.

NATO Code OF-8
  Baustralia  
Vice admiral
Year Sovereign Year Commander
Baustralian Fleet Commander
2017 –   John I 12 March 2018 – 24 March 2020   Admiral John Timpson
Third Sea Lord and Fleet Commander
2017 –   John I 12 March 2018 –   Vice admiral the Lord Mayjames