H.M.S. Firedrake (1912)

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H.M.S. Firedrake (1912)
Pendant Number: H.97 (1914)
H.33 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Yarrow[2]
Ordered: 1910-11 Programme[3]
Launched: 9 Apr, 1912[4]
Completed: Sep, 1912[5]
Sold: 10 Oct, 1921[6]

H.M.S. Firedrake was one of twenty-nine destroyers of the Acheron class.

Service

Upon commissioning, she started operating in the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla under the command of George Knightley Chetwode.[7][8]

Firedrake reduced to C. & M. Party at Portsmouth 17 October, 1919.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 75.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 306.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  7. Chetwode Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 313-5.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 774.
  10. Chetwode Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
  11. Chetwode Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 390.
  12. The Navy List. (June, 1914). p. 314.
  13. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/444. f. 511.
  14. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/444. f. 511.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 317.
  16. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393u.
  17. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 95.
  18. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 95.
  19. Cameron Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/43. f. 15.
  20. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 794.
  21. Cameron Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/43. f. 15.

Bibliography


Acheron Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
Goshawk Hind Hornet Hydra Defender
Druid Sandfly Jackal Tigress Lapwing
  Lizard Phoenix Ferret Forester  
Yarrow Specials
  Archer Attack  
Thornycroft Specials
  Acheron Ariel  
Parsons Specials
  Badger Beaver  
Firedrake/Yarrow Specials
  Firedrake Lurcher Oak  
Australian type
  Parramatta Warrego Yarra  
  Huon Swan Torrens  
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