H.M.S. Colne (1905)

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H.M.S. Colne (1905)
Pendant Number: unknown[1]
Builder: Thornycroft[2]
Ordered: 1903-04 Programme[3]
Laid down: 21 Mar, 1904[4]
Launched: 21 May, 1905[5]
Commissioned: Jul, 1905[6]
Broken up: 1919[7]

H.M.S. Colne was one of 36 destroyers of the "River" class.

Service

In mid-1913, she was serving in the Mediterranean.[8]

Under the command of Claude Seymour, on 8 March, 1915, Colne was among several destroyers that went to the aid of the mined battleship Ocean, seeing Chelmer rescue 500 men.[9]

Radio

In 1909, she became one of forty-three destroyers so far fitted with Destroyer Sets.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 59.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 293.
  9. Smith. Hard Lying. pp. 77-8.
  10. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1909. Wireless Appendix, p. 25.
  11. St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/83. f. 90.
  12. St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/83. f. 90.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 294.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 294.
  15. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/69. ff. 36, 216.
  16. The Navy List. (August, 1913). p. 294.
  17. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/69. ff. 36, 216. Date inferred from "1913" in Service Record.
  18. The Navy List. (November, 1913). p. 295.
  19. Birkett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 518.
  20. Poignand Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/151. f. 555.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 296.
  22. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393.
  23. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393.
  24. Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/177. f. 198.
  25. Bigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/9. f. 10.
  26. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 400.
  27. Bigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/9. f. 10.
  28. Gardner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/60. f. 66.
  29. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 393d.
  30. Gardner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/60. f. 66.
  31. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392n.
  32. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 761.
  33. Longford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/15. f. 15.
  34. Longford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/15. f. 15.

Bibliography


River Class Destroyer
Erne Ettrick Exe Ribble Teviot
Usk Derwent Eden Foyle Itchen
Kennet Jed Welland Cherwell Dee
Arun Blackwater Waveney Chelmer Colne
Gala Garry Ness Nith Swale
Ure Wear Liffey Moy Ouse
  Boyne Doon Kale  
  Rother Stour Test  
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