H.M.S. Ardent (1929)

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H.M.S. Ardent (1929)
Pendant Number: H41
Builder: Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company
Laid down: 30 Jul, 1928
Launched: 26 Jun, 1929
Commissioned: 14 Apr, 1930
Sunk: 8 Jun, 1940
H.M.S. Ardent was one of eleven "A" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Ardent was reduced to Reserve at Malta on 31 January, 1931.[1]

Re-commissioned at Chatham on 18 October, 1932 for service with the Third Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[2]

Re-commissioned at Chatham on 23 July, 1935 for service with the Third Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[3]

Re-commissioned in reserve at Chatham on 16 June, 1937.[4]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 216.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 215.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 216.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 216.
  5. Perryman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/117. f. 125.
  6. Perryman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/117. f. 125.
  7. Blackman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/336. f. ?.
  8. Blackman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/336. f. ?. Date may be 19th.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 215.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 215.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 215.
  12. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Friday, May 08, 1936; pg. 10; Issue 47369.


"A" and "B" Class Destroyer
"A" Class Leader
  Codrington  
Destroyers
  Acasta Achates Active Antelope  
  Anthony Ardent Arrow Acheron  
Canadian Destroyers
  Saguenay Skeena  
"B" Class Leader
  Keith  
Destroyers
  Basilisk Beagle Blanche Boadicea  
  Boreas Brazen Brilliant Bulldog  
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