Lord High Admiral (Baustralia)

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Lord High Admiral
Grand amiral
Badge of His Royal Navy
Flag of the Lord High Admiral
Incumbent
John I

since 2 July 2017
His Royal Navy
TypeRole
AbbreviationLd H Adm
Formation12 March 2018
First holderJohn Timpson
DeputyFirst Sea Lord

The Lord High Admiral (Ld H Adm; French: Grand amiral) is the titular head, and most senior officer of His Royal Navy. Lord High Admiral is now, by custom, vested in the sovereign, presently John I. By military protocol, the title used in international contexts is Lord High Admiral of Baustralia.

The role of a Commander-in-Chief is to oversee the navy, appoint officers, as well as visits with troops, and as a naval officer, sometimes stations himself on ships.

Rank insignia

The rank insignia of a Lord High Admiral is of an Admiral of the Fleet.

NATO Code OF-10
Baustralia Baustralia HRN OF-10 (Collected).svg
Admiral of the Fleet

Lord High Admirals of His Royal Navy

Year Sovereign Year Lord High Admiral
Lord High Admirals of His Royal Navy
2017 – Coronation portrait of King John I.jpg John I 2 July 2017 – 11 March 2018 John Timpson, 2018 pattern naval photo.jpg Admiral the Duke of Cascadia
12 March 2018 – John I, 2018 pattern naval photo.jpg John I