H.M.S. Effingham (1921)

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H.M.S. Effingham (1921)
Pendant Number: 98 (Jul 1925)[1]
Builder: Portsmouth Dockyard[2]
Ordered: Dec, 1915[3]
Laid down: 2 Apr, 1917[4]
Launched: 8 Jun, 1921[5]
Commissioned: Jul, 1925[6]
Wrecked: 18 May, 1940[7]
Fate: near Harstad, Norway[8]

Service

Commander Francis Heathcote Gordon Walker was appointed to Effingham as she was nearing completion, to assume command upon her commissioning.[9]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 18 October, 1927 for service with the Fourth Cruiser Squadron as flagship to Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Bertram Thesiger.[10]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth 1 April, 1930.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 63.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 63.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 63.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 63.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 236.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1929). pp. 234-5.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 235.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 236.
  13. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  14. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  15. Laurence Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/175. f. 579.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 235.
  17. Bellairs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  18. Bellairs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  19. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 234.
  20. Macnamara Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/130. f. 238.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 235.
  22. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  23. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  24. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  25. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  26. Warburton-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/93/23. f. 23.
  27. Warburton-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/93/23. f. 23.
  28. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 280.
  29. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 280.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.


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