Chief of Naval Staff (Ghana)

The head of the Ghana Navy is known by the official title of Chief of Naval Staff in the Ghana Armed Forces. The list of former heads lies below.[1] The current Chief of Naval Staff is Rear Admiral Seth Amoama.[2] He was appointed to the position by President Akuffo-Addo on 21st December 2018.[3]

Chief of the Naval staff
Naval Ensign of Ghana
Naval Ensign of Ghana
Rear Adm. Seth Amoama
Incumbent
Rear Admiral Seth Amoama

since 21 December 2018
 Ghana Navy
Reports toChief of Defence
Term lengthNo fixed length
FormationJanuary 1959
First holderD. A. Foreman

Past Chiefs of Naval Staff

There have been 17 heads of the Ghana navy since its inception.[4]

Chief of Naval Staff Took office Left office Time in office
1
D. A. Foreman
Commodore
D. A. Foreman
(1910–1967)
Jan 1959Jun 19612 years, 5 months
2
David Animle Hansen
Rear Admiral
David Animle Hansen
(1923–2008)
First Ghanaian Chief of Naval Staff
Sep 1961Jun 19675 years, 9 months
3
Michael Otu
Air Vice Marshal
Michael Otu
(1925–2006)
Jun 1967Mar 19689 months
4
Philemon Quaye
Commodore
Philemon Quaye
(1924–2010)
Apr 1968May 19724 years, 1 month
5
Joy Amedume
Commodore
Joy Amedume
(?–1979)
May 1972Jan 19738 months
6
Chemogoh Kevin Dzang
Commodore
Chemogoh Kevin Dzang
(1941–2009)
Feb 1973Aug 19741 year, 6 months
7
G. Bedu-Addo
Commodore
G. Bedu-Addo
Aug 1974Jul 197510 months
(6)
Chemogoh Kevin Dzang
Rear Admiral
Chemogoh Kevin Dzang
(1941–2009)
Jul 1975Jun 19771 year, 11 months
(5)
Joy Amedume
Rear Admiral
Joy Amedume
(?–1979)
Jun 1977Jun 19792 years
8
Stephen Obimpeh
Commodore
Stephen Obimpeh
(born 1941)
Jun 1979Dec 19812 years, 5 months
9
J. W. Boateng
Captain
J. W. Boateng
Jan 1982Mar 19822 months
10
J. K. Oppong
Commodore
J. K. Oppong
Mar 1982Jul 19853 years, 4 months
11
Benjamin Ohene-Kwapong
Rear Admiral
Benjamin Ohene-Kwapong
Jul 1985Jun 19904 years, 11 months
12
Tom Annan
Rear Admiral
Tom Annan
Jun 1990Sept 19966 years, 3 months
13
E. O. Owusu-Ansah
Vice Admiral
E. O. Owusu-Ansah
Oct 1996Mar 20014 years, 6 months
14
John Gbenah
Rear Admiral
John Gbenah
[5]
Mar 2001June 20054 years, 3 months
15
Arthur Nunoo
Rear Admiral
Arthur Nunoo
[6]
May 2005Mar 20093 years, 10 months
16
Matthew Quashie
Rear Admiral
Matthew Quashie
(born 1951)
Apr 2009Mar 20133 years, 11 months
17
Geoffrey Mawuli Biekro
Rear Admiral
Geoffrey Mawuli Biekro
(born 1952)
[7]
Mar 201315 January 20162 years, 10 months
18
Peter Faidoo
Rear Admiral
Peter Faidoo
15 January 2016Incumbent3 years, 6 months
19
Seth Amoama
Rear Admiral
Seth Amoama
21 December 2018Incumbent3 years, 6 months

References

  1. ^ "Past Army Commanders / Chiefs of Army Staff". Official Website. Ghana Armed Forces. 2008-02-06. Archived from the original on 2008-10-16. Retrieved 2008-10-31.
  2. ^ Army Chief of Staff, Ayamdo is new. "Ayamdo is new Army Chief of Staff". ghanaweb.com. ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Chief of Army Staff-COAS Profile of Major General Richard Opoku-Adusei". Ghana Armed Forces. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  4. ^ "Past Chiefs of Naval Staff 1959 - 2000". Official website. Ghana Armed Forces. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2008-11-04.
  5. ^ "Immediate Past Chief of Naval Staff - Ghana Navy". Official website. Ghana Armed Forces. 22 April 2005. Archived from the original on 24 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-11.
  6. ^ "Chief of Naval Staff - Ghana Navy". Official website. Ghana Armed Forces. 21 May 2005. Archived from the original on 27 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-11.
  7. ^ "Profile of Rear Admiral GM Biekro Chief of the Naval Staff – Ghana Navy". Official website. Ghana Armed Forces. 2013. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
Chief of the Naval Staff

Chief of the Naval Staff is the formal title for the office of:

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Chief of Naval Staff (Bangladesh)

Chief of Naval Staff (Ghana)

Chief of Naval Staff (Nigeria)

Chief of Naval Staff (Pakistan)

Chief of Navy (Australia)

Chief of Navy (New Zealand)

Chief of Staff of the French Navy

Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy

Chief of the Naval Staff (India)

Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy

First Sea Lord

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