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1649-1651 - Colonel William Willoughby
1651-1652 - Captain Robert Moulton
1652-1660 - Captain Francis Willoughby
1664 10 Nov - Colonel Thomas Middleton
1668 25 Mar - John Tippets (? Master Shipwright)
1672 25 June - Anthony Dean (? Master Shipwright)
1675 30 Sept - Vice-Admiral Sir John Kempthorne
1679 22 Oct - Rear-Admiral Sir Richard Beach
1689 26 Mar - Captain Sir Thomas Wilshaw1
1693 26 Dec - Captain Benjamin Timewell
1695 26 Mar - Captain Henry Greenhill
1702 18 June - Captain Sir William Gifford
1705 14 Jan - Captain Sir Isaac Townsend
1713 17 May - Captain William Lee
1714 12 Nov - Captain Sir Isaac Townsend
1729 05 May - Captain Richard Hughes, Senior
1754 12 Feb - Captain Richard Hughes, Junior
1773 25 Aug - Captain James Gambier
1778 26 Jan - Captain Sir Samuel Hood, Bart
1780 30 Sept - Captain Henry Martin
1790 13 Mar - Captain Sir Charles Saxton, Bart.
1806 22 July - Captain Hon. Sir George Grey, Bart KCB.
1829 14 Jan - Captain Sir Michael Seymour, Bart KCB
The following information is transcribed from "The Illustrated History of Portsmouth" by William Gates. The Admiral Superintendent replaced the Commissioner by Order in Council dated 27 June 1832. Sir Michael Seymour becoming the first under that title by virtue of his existing tenure.
1832 June 28 - Rear-Admiral Sir F. L. Maitland
1837 July 26 - Rear-Admiral the Hon. Duncan Playdell Bouverie
1812 Aug - Rear-Admiral Hyde Parker, C.B.
1847 Oct - Rear-Admiral William Henry Shirrell
1847 Dec - Rear-Admiral Henry Prescott
1852 October - Rear-Admiral Arthur Fanshawe
1853 November - Rear-Admiral William Fanshawe Martin
1858 Fob - Rear-Admiral the Hon. George Grey
1863 February - Rear-Admiral George Elliot
1865 June - Rear-Admiral George G. Wellesley, C.B.
1869 June - Rear-Admiral Astley Cooper Key, C.B.
1870 June 30 - Rear-Admiral William Loring, C.B.
1871 November 20 - Rear-Admiral William Houston Stewart, C.B.
1872 April 25 - Rear-Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClintock, Kt.
1877 April 30 - Rear-Admiral the Hon. Fitzgerald A. C. Foley
1882 May 1 - Rear-Admiral John Dobree McCrea
1883 April 6 - Rear-Admiral Frederick A Herbert
1886 Nov - Rear-Admiral John Ommanney Hopkins
1888 Aug - Rear-Admiral William Elrington Gordon
1891 May 21 - Rear-Admiral John A. Fisher
1892 Feb. 1 - Rear-Admiral C. G. Fane
1896 February 1 - Rear-Admiral Ernest Rice
1899 Sept. 1 - Rear-Admiral Pelham Aldrich
From 1900 this list is derived from "The Records of the Corporation" compiled by William Gates. In this publication the appointment is entitled Admiral Superintendent. Entries from 1931 provided by www.navylist.org
1902 - Rear-Admiral Reginald F.H. Henderson C.B.
1905 - Rear-Admiral Henry D. Barry K.C.V.O.
1906 - Vice-Admiral Charles G. Robinson C.V.O.
1909 - Rear-Admiral Alban G. Tate.
1912 - Rear-Admiral Herbert L. Heath, M.V.O.
1915 - Rear-Admiral Arthur W. Waymouth C.B.
1917 - Rear-Admiral Sir C.L. Vaughan-Lee, K.B.E., C.B.
1920 - Rear-Admiral Sir E.S. Alexander-Sinclair, K.C.B., M.V.O.
1922 - Rear-Admiral Sir Edmund P.F.G. Grant, K.C.V.O., C.B.
1924 - Rear-Admiral B.S. Thesiger, C.B., C.M.G.
1927 - Rear-Admiral L.A.B. Donaldson, C.B., C.M.G.
1931 - Rear-Admiral Sir Henry K. Kitson, K.B.E., C.B.
1935 - Rear-Admiral R. Ross Turner, C.B., D.S.O.
1940 - Rear-Admiral Sir M.L. Clarke, K.B.E., C.B., D.S.C.
1945 - Rear-Admiral Sir Vaughan Morgan, K.B.E., C.B., M.V.O., D.S.C.
1949 - Rear-Admiral W.Y. La R. Beverley, C.B., C.B.E.
1951 - Rear-Admiral A.G.V. Hubback, C.B., C.B.E.
1954 - Cdre J.H. Unwin, D.S.C.
1954 - Rear-Admiral J.S.C. Salter, C.B., D.S.O., O.B.E.
1957 - Rear-Admiral J.H. Unwin, C.B., D.S.C.
1961 - Rear-Admiral Sir John Walsham Bart., C.B., O.B.E.
1964 - Rear-Admiral J.L. Blackham, C.B.
1966 - Rear-Admiral R.C. Paige, C.B.
1968 - Rear-Admiral A.M. Power, M.B.E.
In September 1971 the title was changed to Flag Officer Spithead and Admiral Superintendent. Rear-Admiral Power was the first under this title by virtue of his existing tenure.
1971 - Rear-Admiral P.G. La Niece, C.B.E.
In September 1971 the title was changed to Flag Officer Spithead and Port Admiral