H.M.S. Caradoc (1916)

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H.M.S. Caradoc (1916)
Pendant Number: A0 (Jun 1917)
28 (Jan 1918)
55 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[2]
Ordered: Dec, 1915[3]
Laid down: 21 Feb, 1916[4]
Launched: 23 Dec, 1916[5]
Commissioned: Jun, 1917[6]
Sold: Apr, 1946[7]
Fate: Broken up

Service

She recommissioned on 29 February, 1919.[8]

Caradoc was re-commissioned at Devonport on 15 March, 1923 for service in the Third Cruiser Squadron in the Mediterranean.[9]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 16 February, 1926.[10]

Completed to Full Complement at Portsmouth on 5 October, 1928 for service on the America and West Indies Station.[11]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 15 July, 1930.[12]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 24 August, 1932.[13]

Reduced to Reserve at Extended Notice at Plymouth on 17 October, 1934.[14]

Alterations

Caradoc was fitted with a director in June, 1917. This alteration required her pole mast to be replaced with a tripod mast for greater rigidity.[15]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 47.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 740.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 222.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 222.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 222.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 221.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 220.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 221.
  15. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 751.
  17. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/225. f. 225.
  18. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 741.
  19. Bigg-Wither Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 197.
  20. Bigg-Wither Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 197.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 733.
  22. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 34.
  23. Hamilton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 375.
  24. Hamilton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 375.
  25. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 408.
  26. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 408.
  27. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 222.
  28. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 222.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 221.
  30. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 220.
  31. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 221.
  32. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  33. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  34. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
  • Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
  • Admiralty, Gunnery Branch (1918). Handbook of Captain F. C. Dreyer's Fire Control Tables, 1918. C.B. 1456. Copy No. 10 at Admiralty Library, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
  • Admiralty, Technical History Section (1919). The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in H.M. Ships. Vol. 3, Part 23. C.B. 1515 (23) now O.U. 6171/14. At The National Archives. ADM 275/19.


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