H.M.S. Basilisk (1930)

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H.M.S. Basilisk (1930)
Pendant Number: H11
Builder: John Brown & Company
Laid down: 18 Aug, 1929
Launched: 6 Aug, 1930
Commissioned: 4 Apr, 1931
Bombed: 1 Jun, 1940
H.M.S. Basilisk was one of nine "B" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Basilisk commissioned at Devonport on 15 May, 1931 for service with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[1]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 22 September, 1936 under the command of Edward Dangerfield for service with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla of the Home Fleet.[2]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 216.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 216.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 217.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 216.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 217.


"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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