Unit History: CINCFLEET

Commander-in-Chief Fleet (CINCFLEET) is the admiral responsible for the operation, resourcing and training of the ships, submarines and aircraft, and personnel, of the British Royal Navy. CINC is subordinate to the First Sea Lord, the professional head of the Naval Service.
Full command of all deployable Fleet units, including the Royal Marines and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, is delegated to Commander-in-Chief Fleet, currently Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope, with his Command Headquarters at HMS Excellent in Portsmouth and his Operational Headquarters at Northwood, in the London Borough of Hillingdon, co-located with the Permanent Joint Headquarters and a NATO Regional Command, Allied Maritime Component Command Northwood. CINCFLEET is dual-hatted as Commander AMCCN.

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