H.M.S. Diligence (1907)

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H.M.S. Diligence (1907)
Pendant Number: P.77 (1914)
P.88 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Henderson[2]
Launched: 1878[3]
Sold: 15 Oct, 1926[4]
Fate: to Hughes Bolckow

H.M.S. Diligence was the former S. S. Tabaristan, purchased on 29 January, 1913 and completed in October of that year as a depot ship.

Service

She served the Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla exclusively, from the end of 1915 through February, 1919.[5]

Re-commissioned at Constantinople on 3 August, 1923.[6]

Armament

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  5. See Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 232.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 777.
  9. Bather Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/438. f. 438.
  10. Bather Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/438. f. 438.
  11. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/136. f. 151.
  12. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 760.
  13. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/136. f. 151.
  14. Gravener Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/334. f. ?.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 760.
  16. Gravener Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/334. f. ?.
  17. Powell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/242. f. 274.
  18. Ford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 180.
  19. Ford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 180.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 233.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p . 232.
  22. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  23. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.

Bibliography

  • 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).