H.M.A.S. Sydney (1912)

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H.M.A.S. Sydney (1912)
Pendant Number: A1 (Jan 1918)
52 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: London & Glasgow[2]
Laid down: 11 Feb, 1911[3]
Launched: 29 Aug, 1912[4]
Commissioned: Jun, 1913[5]
Broken up: Apr, 1929[6]
Fate: in Cockatoo Dockyard[7]

Service

Sydney sank the Emden on 9 November, 1914.

Sydney re-commissioned on 29 September, 1924.[8]

Alterations

Sydney was fitted with a director in December, 1917. This alteration may have required her pole mast to be replaced with a tripod mast for greater rigidity.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 46.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 46.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 53.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 46.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 53.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 46.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 46.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 295.
  9. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  10. Glossop Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/218. f. 218.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 399p.
  12. Dumaresq Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 340.
  13. Dumaresq Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 340.
  14. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 951.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 951.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 904.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 295.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
  • Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
  • Admiralty, Gunnery Branch (1918). Handbook of Captain F. C. Dreyer's Fire Control Tables, 1918. C.B. 1456. Copy No. 10 at Admiralty Library, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
  • Admiralty, Technical History Section (1919). The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in H.M. Ships. Vol. 3, Part 23. C.B. 1515 (23) now O.U. 6171/14. At The National Archives. ADM 275/19.


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