H.M.S. Concord (1916)

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H.M.S. Concord (1916)
Pendant Number: 2A (Sep 1915)
46 (Jan 1918)
15 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Ordered: 1914-15 Programme[3]
Laid down: 1 Feb, 1915[4]
Launched: 1 Apr, 1916[5]
Commissioned: Dec, 1916[6]
Sold: Aug, 1935[7]
Fate: Broken up

Service

Concord collided with the destroyer Ostrich on 19 February, 1917, prompting a reproach for Captain Paton that he should have familiarised himself with his patrol area beforehand.[8]

She re-commissioned at Devonport 24 October, 1919.[9]

Concord was re-commissioned at Devonport on 27 May, 1924 for service with the Third Cruiser Squadron in the Mediterranean.[10]

She re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 9 October, 1928.[11]

Alterations

Concord and her sister Centaur were among the first light cruisers to be completed with a director.[12] They also had the first Evershed Bearing Indicator installations for light cruisers, possibly upon completion.[13]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 48.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 60.
  8. Paton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/60. f. 68.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 750.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p.227.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 225.
  12. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  13. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. p. 29.
  14. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 763.
  15. Paton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/60. f. 68.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 763.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 750.
  18. Money Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 215.
  19. Money Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 215.
  20. Thursfield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 276.
  21. Thursfield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 276.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 227.
  23. Thursfield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 276.
  24. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 227.
  25. Kennedy-Purvis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 31.
  26. Kennedy-Purvis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 31.
  27. Howard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/55. f. 458. There is some inference being made here, along with The Navy List (January, 1928), p. 226.
  28. The Navy List. (January, 1928). p. 226.
  29. Pridham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 302.
  30. Pridham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 302.
  31. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 226.
  32. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  33. Smithwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/310. f. ?.
  34. Smithwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/310. f. ?.
  35. Smithwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/310. f. ?.
  36. Ardill Service Record at The National Archives. ADM 196/49.
  37. Ardill Service Record at The National Archives. ADM 196/49.

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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