H.M.S. Collingwood (1908)

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search
H.M.S. Collingwood (1908)
Pendant Number: 26 (1914)
42 (Jan 1918)
03 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[2]
Laid down: 3 Feb, 1908[3]
Launched: 7 Nov, 1908[4]
Commissioned: 19 Apr, 1910
Sold: 12 Dec, 1922[5]
Fate: Scrapped

Service

In mid-1913, she was serving as flagship of the First Battle Squadron.[6]

She reduced to reserve at Devonport 1 June, 1920.[7]

Jutland

Main article: H.M.S. Collingwood at the Battle of Jutland

She operated with the First Battle Squadron under the command of Captain James C. Ley. Her gunnery officer during the battle was Commander (G) Hugh Charles Buckle.

Ship's Logs

Director

Collingwood was fitted with a director for her main battery after December, 1915 but prior to the Battle of Jutland.[8]

Habitability

In October 1914, the ship was to be given 4 Pattern 1582 Electric Radiators to warm cabins whose stoves could not be used for heating them.[9]

Spotting

In late 1913, the ship landed a Pattern 740 Zeiss stereo spotting telescope Mark II at Portsmouth in order to take on a Ross Pattern 873 model for a three-month comparative evaluation.[10]

Radio

By the end of 1913, she and the rest of the First Battle Squadron were all equipped with Battleship Auxiliary W/T sets.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 32.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 32.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 23.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 23.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 32.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 293.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 748.
  8. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 9-11.
  9. Admiralty Weekly Order No. 512 of 16 Oct, 1914.
  10. Admiralty Weekly Order No. 662 of 21 Nov, 1913.
  11. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1913. W/T Appendix, p. 13.
  12. Pakenham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 13.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 294.
  14. Pakenham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 13.
  15. Vaughan-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 441.
  16. Vaughan-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 441.
  17. Ley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 74.
  18. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 393d.
  19. Ley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/88. f. 124.
  20. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 239.
  21. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 239.
  22. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392n.
  23. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  24. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  25. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 760.
  26. Powlett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 358.
  27. Powlett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 358.
  28. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 760.
  29. Vivian Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 63.
  30. Vivian Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 63.
  31. Pitts Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/241. f. 273.
  32. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 748.
  33. Pitts Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/241. f. 273.

Bibliography


St. Vincent Class Dreadnought
  Collingwood St. Vincent Vanguard  
<– Bellerophon Class Battleships (UK) H.M.S. Neptune –>