H.M.S. Diomede (1919)

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H.M.S. Diomede (1919)
Pendant Number: 92 (Apr 1922)[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Laid down: 3 Jun, 1918[3]
Launched: 29 Apr, 1919[4]
Commissioned: 2 Oct, 1922[5]
Sold: Apr, 1946[6]
Fate: Broken up

Service

In mid-1925, Diomede was part of the Fifth Cruiser Squadron on the China Station.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Fire Control

Diomede was probably fitted with a director on launch or very soon thereafter.[32]

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, 1923). p. 749.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 62.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 233.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 233.
  9. Kennedy-Purvis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 31.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 233.
  11. Kennedy-Purvis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 31.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  15. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  16. Wells Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/181., f. 97.
  17. Wells Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/181., f. 97.
  18. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  19. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  20. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  21. de Meric Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/284. f. 299.
  22. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  23. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  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. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.

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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