Cruiser Division 801
|Cruiser Division 801|
|Commander:||CDRE Eddy Roberts, RMN|
|Flagship:||HMS Helen Zilwicki|
|Reporting to:||Eighth Fleet|
Cruiser Division 801 (abbrev: CruDiv 801) was a division of Heavy Cruiser-strength reporting to the Eighth Fleet. Commanded by CDRE Eddy Roberts, from her flagship HMS Helen Zilwicki, this division's area of operations includes the American state of Utah.
CruDiv 801 was formed and established in November 2015 with Naval Directive 15NO-04 from the First Space Lord, ADM Lord Sir Scott Akers, to CDRE Roberts to assume command. Its charter member vessels were HMS Helen Zilwicki (flagship) and HMS Jonas Adcock.
When Helen Zilwicki and Jonas Adcock merged to form HMS Siren, the division was ordered dissolved by the acting Chief of Naval Operations, ADM Lord Sir John Roberts in BuShips Directive 1611-16.
Division Commanding Officers
|1||CDRE Eddy Roberts||HMS Helen Zilwicki||25 November 2015||28 November 2016|
Division Headquarters Unit
Order of Battle
This Division was comprised of the following vessels:
- HMS Helen Zilwicki (CA-548) (Division Flagship), under the command of CDRE Eddy Roberts. Patrolling Salt Lake City, UT.
- HMS Jonas Adcock (CA-489), under the command of CAPTJG Edward Schneider. Patrolling Tooele, UT.