H.M.S. Adventure (1924)

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H.M.S. Adventure (1924)
Builder: Vickers
Laid down: 29 Nov, 1922
Launched: 18 Jun, 1924
Commissioned: 2 Oct, 1926
Sold: 1947

H.M.S. Adventure was a minelaying cruiser completed for the Royal Navy in 1926.

There was also a scout cruiser named Adventure launched in 1904.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 6 May, 1927.[1]

She re-commissioned at Devonport with a special three-fifths complement on 3 May, 1932 before coming to full complement on 5 July, 1932.[2]

She re-commissioned at Devonport on 28 December, 1933.[3]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 17 June, 1936.[4]

Adventure sustained heavy damage when she struck a German destroyer-laid mine on the night of 12/13 November 1939.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 214.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 214.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 214.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 214.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1928). p. 214.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1928). p. 214.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 214.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 213.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 214.
  10. Uboat.net page on the man.
  11. Uboat.net page on the man.

Bibliography


Minelayer H.M.S. Adventure