H.M.S. Cardiff (1917)

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H.M.S. Cardiff (1917)
Pendant Number: 29 (Jan 1918)
39 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield[2]
Ordered: Mar/Apr 1916[3]
Laid down: 22 Jul, 1916[4]
Launched: 12 Apr, 1917[5]
Commissioned: Jun, 1917[6]
Sold: 23 Jan, 1946[7]
Fate: Broken up at Troon[8]

Service

She recommissioned at Gibraltar on 15 December, 1920.[9]

Cardiff re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 20 January, 1923.[10]

Re-commissioned at Chatham 1 April, 1931 for duty with the Sixth Cruiser Squadron on the Africa Station.[11]

Alterations

Cardiff was fitted with a director system in July 1917.[12]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 61.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 61.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 61.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 741.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 222.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). pp. 221, 222.
  12. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  13. Loring Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 103.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 752.
  15. Bromley Service record. The National Archives. 196/44. f. 239.
  16. Bromley Service record. The National Archives. 196/44. f. 239.
  17. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 741.
  18. James Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 32.
  19. MacLean Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
  20. MacLean Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
  21. Binney Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/9. f. 412.
  22. Binney Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/9. f. 412.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 222.
  24. Wake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/9. f. 213.
  25. Wake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/9. f. 213.
  26. Butler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/68. f. 205.
  27. Butler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/68. f. 205.
  28. Blagrove Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 47.
  29. Blagrove Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 47.
  30. Franklin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/288. f. 155.
  31. Franklin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/288. f. 155.
  32. Russel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/75. f. 40.
  33. Russel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/75. f. 40.
  34. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 221.
  35. Dobson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 9.
  36. Dobson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 9.
  37. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  38. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 221.
  39. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  40. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 408.
  41. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 408.
  42. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 408.
  43. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 408.
  44. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/25. f. 429.
  45. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/25. f. 429.
  46. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  47. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  48. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  49. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  50. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  51. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  52. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  53. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  54. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  55. 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, 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.
  • 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.


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