H.M.S. Beaver (1911)

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H.M.S. Beaver (1911)
Pendant Number: H.17 (1914)
H.66 (Sep 1915)
H.20 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Denny[2]
Ordered: 1910-11 Programme[3]
Launched: 6 Oct, 1911[4]
Commissioned: Nov, 1912[5]
Sold: 9 May, 1921[6]

H.M.S. Beaver was one of twenty-nine destroyers of the Acheron class.

Service

In July 1913 Beaver was busy with the First Destroyer Flotilla.[7]

In June 1914, planned alterations in Portsmouth Royal Dockyard, when the ship was presumably serving with the First Destroyer Flotilla were to be deferred:[8]

  • fitting of boom to stern
  • fitting of ash and slop shoot
  • altering starboard window of W/T office
  • fitting of 4-inch cant near galley
  • fitting double clamping terminals in oil-fuel motor circuits
  • fitting of loading lights to guns

She was reduced to a C. & M. Party at the Nore on 25 March, 1920.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 75.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 75.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 283.
  8. Admiralty Weekly Order No. 36 of 19 June, 1914.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 731.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1914). p. 284.
  11. Dutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 258.
  12. Dutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 258.
  13. Beattie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/125. f. ?.
  14. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392i.
  15. Beattie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/125. f. ?.
  16. Harris-St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/131. f. 71.
  17. Harris-St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/131. f. 71.
  18. Newill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/129. f. 140.
  19. Newill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/129. f. 140.
  20. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  21. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391q.
  22. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  23. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 738.

Bibliography


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