Lord High Admiral (Baustralia)
|Lord High Admiral
Badge of His Royal Navy
Flag of the Lord High Admiral
|His Royal Navy|
|Abbreviation||Ld H Adm|
|Formation||12 March 2018|
|First holder||John Timpson|
|Deputy||First 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.
Order of precedence
Chief of the Defence Staff
|First||Lord High Admiral||Succeeded by|
First Sea Lord
The rank insignia of a Lord High Admiral is of an Admiral of the Fleet.
|Admiral of the Fleet|
|Year||Sovereign||Year||Lord High Admiral|
|Lord High Admirals of His Royal Navy|
|2017 –||John I||2 July 2017 – 11 March 2018||Admiral the Duke of Cascadia|
|12 March 2018 –||John I|