H.M.S. Daffodil (1915)

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H.M.S. Daffodil (1915)
Pendant Number: M.31 (Feb, 1915)
T.05 (Sep, 1915)
T.27 (Jan, 1918)[1]
Builder: Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1915[3]
Launched: 17 Aug, 1915[4]
Sold: Feb, 1935[5]
H.M.S. Daffodil was one of twenty-four Acacia Class sweeping sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Daffodil paid off to a C. & M. Party on 25 July, 1919.[6]

She re-commissioned on at Devonport on 29 December, 1925.[7]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 11 January, 1928.[8]

She re-commissioned at Chatham on 4 December, 1929.[9]

Daffodil was re-commissioned at Chatham on 9 December, 1931.[10]

In 1935, her bell was one of several ships' bells the Royal Navy offered for sale to officers and others interested. It attracted a price of £1-£5, and men were to apply to win one at the fixed price, stating any special attachment or claim they had to the item(s) applied for.[11]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 93. The M pendants were changed to M (international) on 24 Apr 1915.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 230.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 229.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 229.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 229.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 228.
  11. "Ships' Bells for Sale." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Aug 10, 1935; pg. 6; Issue 47139.
  12. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 393m.
  13. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 392z.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 773.
  15. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 229.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 229.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 229.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 228.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 228.

Bibliography


Acacia Class Sweeping Sloop
Acacia Anemone Aster Bluebell Daffodil
Magnolia Dahlia Daphne Foxglove Hollyhock
Lily Mallow Honeysuckle Iris Jonquil
Laburnum Larkspur Lavender Lilac Marigold
  Mimosa Primrose Sunflower Veronica