H.M.S. Codrington (1929)

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H.M.S. Codrington (1929)
Pendant Number: D65
Builder: Swan Hunter
Laid down: 20 Jun, 1928
Launched: 7 Aug, 1929
Commissioned: 4 Jun, 1930
Bombed: 27 Jul, 1940
H.M.S. Codrington was one of eleven "A" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy. She was different than the others, being configured as a flotilla leader, with an additional 4.7-in gun.

Service

She re-commissioned at Devonport on 11 June, 1930.[1]

She re-commissioned at Devonport on 18 October, 1932.[2]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 23 July, 1935 for service as flotilla leader in the Third Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[3]

Reduced to Reserve at Devonport on 7 June, 1937.[4]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 224.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 223.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 223.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 223.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 224.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 223.


"A" and "B" Class Destroyer
"A" Class Leader
  Codrington  
Destroyers
  Acasta Achates Active Antelope  
  Anthony Ardent Arrow Acheron  
Canadian Destroyers
  Saguenay Skeena  
"B" Class Leader
  Keith  
Destroyers
  Basilisk Beagle Blanche Boadicea  
  Boreas Brazen Brilliant Bulldog  
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