H.M.S. Chatham (1911)

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H.M.S. Chatham (1911)
Pendant Number: 37 (1914)
38 (Jan 1918)
18 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[2]
Laid down: 3 Jan, 1911[3]
Launched: 19 Nov, 1911[4]
Commissioned: Dec, 1912[5]
Sold: 13 Jul, 1926[6]

Service

Chatham commissioned at Chatham on 3 December, 1912. She was ordered to join the Second Battle Squadron on 5 July 1913, but may have been attached to it previously.[7]

Alterations

Chatham was fitted with a director in September, 1918. This alteration may have required her pole mast to be replaced with a tripod mast for greater rigidity.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 46.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 46.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 53.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 46.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 53.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 46.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 292.
  8. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392s.
  10. Drury-Lowe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 214.
  11. Bromley Service record. The National Archives. 196/44. f. 239.
  12. Bromley Service record. The National Archives. 196/44. f. 239.
  13. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392i.
  14. Woollcombe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 267.
  15. Woollcombe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 267.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 756.
  17. Hotham Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/184. f. 184.
  18. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 953-8.
  19. Hotham Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/184. f. 184.
  20. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  21. Laurence Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/175. f. 579.
  22. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  23. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  24. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.

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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