H.M.S. Broke (1920)

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H.M.S. Broke (1920)
Pendant Number: D.83 (Dec 1924)[1]
Builder: Thornycroft[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]

Reduced to Special Reserve Complement at Devonport on 28 April, 1931.[9]

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. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 219.
  10. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/172. f. 576.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 219.
  12. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 219.
  14. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  15. Benson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/318. f. 83.
  16. Benson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/318. f. 83.
  17. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/339. f. 341.
  18. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/339. f. 341.
  19. Percival Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/255. f. 303.
  20. Percival Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/255. f. 303.
  21. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/137. f. 136.
  22. 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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