H.M.S. Coventry (1917)

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H.M.S. Coventry (1917)
Pendant Number: 4C (Jan 1918)
61 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Ordered: Mar/Apr 1916[3]
Laid down: 4 Aug, 1916[4]
Launched: 6 Jul, 1917[5]
Commissioned: Feb, 1918[6]
Sunk: 14 Sep, 1942[7]
Fate: Air attack in Med

Service

She recommissioned at Chatham on 1 May, 1920 bearing Rear-Admiral (D) Commanding Destroyer Flotillas of the Atlantic Fleet.[8]

She re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 8 May, 1923. She would proceed to the Mediterranean, this time to accommodate Rear-Admiral (D) Commanding Destroyer Flotillas of the Mediterranean Fleet.[9]

She re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 6 August, 1930.[10]

Alterations

Coventry was fitted with a director system in February, 1918.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 61.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 61.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 61.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 753.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 229.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 227.
  11. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  12. St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/83. f. 90.
  13. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 767.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  15. Napier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 296.
  16. "undated" transfer from Castor.
  17. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/444. f. 511.
  18. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/444. f. 511.
  19. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 229.
  20. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  21. Sommerville Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/10. f. 413.
  22. Sommerville Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/10. f. 413.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 227.
  24. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  25. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  26. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  27. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  28. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  29. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  30. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  31. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  32. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  33. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  34. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  35. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  36. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  37. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  38. 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, 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.
  • 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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