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Queen's Harbour Master Clyde


Delegation of the Powers of QHM


1.   Mariners are advised that the Queens Harbour Master Clyde has made the following General Direction under the Clyde Dockyard Port Order 2011.

2.   The Clyde Dockyard Port of Gareloch and Loch Long Order 2011 (The Order) conveys a series of powers onto the Queen’s Harbour Master Clyde in order to ensure the proper protection of the dockyard port, Her Majesty’s vessels, dockyards or property, or the requirements of Her Majesty’s Naval Service. 


3.   The aim of this General Direction is to delegate the powers contained within The Order to the Queen’s Harbour Master’s nominated deputies. 


4.   The following personnel are authorised to exercise the powers contained within The Order until such time as they are relieved by the Queen’s Harbour Master:

      a.         The Deputy Queen’s Harbour Master.

      b.         Marine Services Superintendent when acting as Duty QHM

      c.         The Chief Admiralty Pilot.

      c.         All personnel fulfilling the role of Duty Harbour Controller.

      d.         All personnel fulfilling the role of Duty Naval Base Officer.


5.   The full description of the powers contained within The Order can be found at

6.         This General Direction will be reviewed by 10 Jan 21




Queen's Harbour Master

Renown Building
HM Naval Base, Clyde.




Thursday 09 Jan 2020

Queen's Harbour Master