H.M.S. Ceres (1917)

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H.M.S. Ceres (1917)
Pendant Number: 66 (1914)
36 (Jan 1918)
58 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: John Brown[2]
Ordered: Mar/Apr 1916[3]
Laid down: 11 Jul, 1916[4]
Launched: 24 Mar, 1917[5]
Commissioned: Jun, 1917[6]
Sold: 5 Apr, 1946[7]
Fate: Broken up Hughes Bolckow[8]

Service

She recommissioned on 1 November, 1920.[9]

Ceres re-commissioned on 18 September, 1922.[10]

She re-commissioned in Reserve at Devonport on 6 May, 1931.[11]

Alterations

Ceres was fitted with a director in June, 1917. This alteration required her pole mast to be replaced with a tripod mast for greater rigidity.[12]

Ceres was one of just six light cruisers listed as having a Turret Control Table in her TS in June 1918. If and when this was provided is uncertain.[13]

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. 744.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 224.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 223.
  12. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  13. Handbook for Capt. F. C. Dreyer's Fire Control Tables. p. 3.
  14. Tomlin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 52.
  15. Tomlin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 52.
  16. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392h.
  17. Meade Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 177.
  18. Meade Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 177.
  19. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 755.
  20. Reinold Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/377. ff. 218, 377.
  21. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 744.
  22. Reinold Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/377. ff. 218, 377.
  23. Im Thurn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 188.
  24. Im Thurn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 188.
  25. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  26. Day of month taken from predecessor. Im Thurn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 188.
  27. Blagrove Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 47.
  28. Blagrove Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 47.
  29. Inferred from successor's appointment. Archdale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 187.
  30. Archdale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 187.
  31. Archdale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 187.
  32. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 224.
  33. Maxwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 451.
  34. Maxwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 451.
  35. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  36. Landon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/35. f. 18.
  37. Wodehouse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. ?.
  38. Wodehouse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. ?.
  39. Sommerville Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/10. f. 413.
  40. Sommerville Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/10. f. 413.
  41. Cavendish Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/19. ff. 179, 235.
  42. Cavendish Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/19. ff. 179, 235.
  43. Hynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 395.
  44. Hynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 395.
  45. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  46. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  47. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  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.

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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