H.M.S. Emerald (1920)

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H.M.S. Emerald (1920)
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Company[1]
Laid down: 23 Sep, 1918[2]
Launched: 19 May, 1920[3]
Commissioned: Jan, 1926[4]
Sold: Jun, 1948[5]

Service

Commissioned at Chatham on 15 January, 1926. In mid-1927, she was supposed to be part of the Fourth Cruiser Squadron on the East Indies Station, but was temporarily attached to the China Station.[6]

Emerald was again commissioned at Devonport on 4 September, 1928, and this time was indeed attached to the Fourth Cruiser Squadron on the East Indies Station.[7]

She was commissioned at Devonport 24 March, 1931 for service with the Fourth Cruiser Squadron on the East Indies Station under the command of Captain John Wittewronge Clayton.[8]

Paid off on 15 July, 1933.[9]

Re-commissioned for service with the Fourth Cruiser Squadron on the East Indies Station on 22 April, 1937.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

There is clearly a disagreement between Agar and Fegen. Flynn's service record says he served vice Agar.

Armament

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 64.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 64.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 64.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 64.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 64.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 236.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 236.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 237.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 238.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 236.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/69. ff. 36, 216.
  13. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 236.
  14. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  15. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  16. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 236.
  18. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 238.
  20. Crace Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 61.
  21. Crace Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 61.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 236.
  23. Agar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/301. f. 656.
  24. Agar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/301. f. 656.
  25. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  26. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  27. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  28. 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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