H.M.S. Broke (1920)

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H.M.S. Broke (1920)
Pendant Number: D.83 (Dec 1924)[1]
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[2]
Launched: 16 Sep, 1920[3]
Commissioned: 21 Jan, 1925[4]
Foundered: 9 Nov, 1942[5]
Fate: damaged at Algiers[6]

H.M.S. Broke was one of five flotilla leaders of the Shakespeare class.

Service

Broke was commissioned on 21 January, 1925 and sent to join the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[7] Upon her arrival, Eric Quintin Carter handed over command to Edmond Julius Gordon Mackinnon, and Broke became the flotilla's leader. Broke re-commissioned on 30 April, 1926, still under the command of Captain Mackinnon.[8][9]

Re-commissioned at 21 August, 1928.[10]

Reduced to Special Reserve Complement at Devonport on 28 April, 1931.[11]

She was commissioned on 3 March 1937.[12]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 219.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 219.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 219.
  9. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 219.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 218.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 220.
  13. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/172. f. 576.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 219.
  15. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 219.
  17. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  18. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 219.
  19. Benson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/318. f. 83.
  20. Benson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/318. f. 83.
  21. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 219.
  22. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/339. f. 341.
  23. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/339. f. 341.
  24. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 218.
  25. Percival Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/255. f. 303.
  26. Percival Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/255. f. 303.
  27. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 218.
  28. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 219.
  29. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/137. f. 136.
  30. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/137. f. 136.

Bibliography


Shakespeare Class Flotilla Leader
Shakespeare Spenser Wallace Keppel Broke
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