H.M.S. Colombo (1918)

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H.M.S. Colombo (1918)
Pendant Number: 7A (Jun 1919)[1]
Builder: Fairfield
Laid down: 8 Dec, 1917
Launched: 18 Dec, 1918
Commissioned: 18 Jun, 1919
Sold: 22 Jan, 1948

Service

Colombo was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 January, 1920.[2]

She re-commissioned 1 September, 1924.[3]

She re-commissioned for trials at Chatham on 15 April, 1931 under the command of Aubrey Thomas Tillard.[4]

Fire Control

Listed in June 1918 as one of eight light cruisers to receive a Mark III* Dreyer Table, presumably in place at time of completion.[5]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships: 1914-1919.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 748.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p.226.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 223.
  5. Handbook for Capt. FC Dreyer's Fire Control Tables, p. 3.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1920). p. 748.
  7. Withers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 141.
  8. Withers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 141.
  9. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/135. f. 135.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 748.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 739.
  12. Thanks to Paul Money for Ship's Log at The National Archives. ADM 53/73847.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 226.
  14. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  15. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/69. ff. 36, 216.
  16. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  17. Sumner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/137. f. 541.
  18. Sumner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/137. f. 541.
  19. Lecky Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/54. f. 54.
  20. Lecky Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/54. f. 54.
  21. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  22. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  23. Dobson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 9.
  24. Dobson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 9.
  25. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 95.
  26. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 95.
  27. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/306. f. 322.
  28. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/306. f. 322.
  29. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  30. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  31. Graham is noted as being vice Barton
  32. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/137. f. 136.
  33. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/137. f. 136.
  34. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/137. f. 136.
  35. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  36. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  37. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  38. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  39. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  40. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  41. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  42. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  43. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  44. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  45. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  46. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  47. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  48. 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, 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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