H.M.S. Curlew (1917)

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H.M.S. Curlew (1917)
Pendant Number: 80 (Aug 1917)
3C (Jan 1918)
48 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Ordered: Mar/Apr 1916[3]
Laid down: 21 Aug, 1916[4]
Launched: 5 Jul, 1917[5]
Commissioned: Dec, 1917[6]
Sunk: 26 May, 1940[7]
Fate: Air attack, Norway

Service

Curlew was fitted with a director system when she was commissioned in December, 1917.[8]

She was re-commissioned at Rosyth on 27 April, 1920.[9]

She re-commissioned on 24 November, 1922 for service with the Eighth Cruiser Squadron on the North America and West Indies Station.[10]

She re-commissioned at Chatham on 31 March, 1931.[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 Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 756.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). pp. 229, 230.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 229.
  12. Nunn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/484. f. 484.
  13. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 771.
  14. Nunn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/484. f. 484.
  15. The Navy List. (March, 1920). p. 756.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 756.
  17. Sulivan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 283.
  18. Sulivan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 283.
  19. Sulivan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 283.
  20. Sulivan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 283.
  21. Holbrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 219.
  22. Holbrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 219.
  23. Bridges Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/34. f. 34.
  24. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 229.
  25. Bridges Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/34. f. 34.
  26. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 408.
  27. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 408.
  28. Welby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/220. f. 284.
  29. Welby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/220. f. 284.
  30. Bower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/99. f. 222. Month may be read incorrectly.
  31. Bower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/99. f. 222.
  32. Pridham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 302.
  33. Pridham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 302.
  34. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  35. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 228.
  36. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  37. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/339. f. 341.
  38. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/339. f. 341.
  39. Butter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/122. f. 486.
  40. Butter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/122. f. 486.
  41. Farrant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/41. f. 41.
  42. Farrant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/41. f. 41.
  43. Agar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/301. f. 656.
  44. Agar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/301. f. 656.
  45. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  46. 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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