H.M.S. Danae (1918)

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H.M.S. Danae (1918)
Pendant Number: 32 (Jul 1918)[1]
Builder: Armstrong[2]
Laid down: 11 Dec, 1916[3]
Launched: 26 Jan, 1918[4]
Commissioned: 18 Jun, 1918[5]
Sold: Jan, 1948[6]
Fate: Broken up

Service

Danae was fitted with a director upon her commissioning in June, 1918.[7]

She re-commissoned at Chatham on 5 January, 1923 for service with the First Cruiser Squadron in the Mediterranean.[8]

Danae was re-commissioned at Devonport on 6 August, 1930 under the command of Eric Ritchie Bent for service with the Eighth Cruiser Squadron on the America and West Indies Station.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 50.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 62.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 62.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 62.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 756.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 62.
  7. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 230.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 229.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 773.
  11. Wardle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 245.
  12. Wardle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 245.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 756.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 746.
  15. Austin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 78.
  16. Austin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 78.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 230.
  18. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  19. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 229.
  21. Bent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 260.
  22. Bent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 260.
  23. Knox-Little Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/119. f. 127.
  24. Knox-Little Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/119. f. 127.
  25. Fardell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 88.
  26. Fardell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 88.
  27. Maund was "vice Carne".
  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, 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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