H.M.S. Bideford (1931)

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H.M.S. Bideford (1931)
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 1 Apr, 1931[2]
Broken up: 1949[3]
H.M.S. Bideford was one of eight Shoreham Class sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Chatham on 15 November, 1932 for service in the Persian Gulf.[4]

Re-commissioned on 17 November 1936.[5]

Re-commissioned at Malta on 12 December, 1938 for service in the Persian Gulf.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 217.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 218.
  6. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 262.
  7. McGrath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/96. f. 95.
  8. McGrath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/96. f. 95.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 217.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 217.
  11. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 262.


Shoreham Class Sloop
  Bideford Fowey Rochester Shoreham  
  Dundee Falmouth Milford Weston