H.M.S. Folkestone (1930)

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H.M.S. Folkestone (1930)
Builder: Swan Hunter[1]
Launched: 12 Feb, 1930[2]
Completed: 1 Jul, 1930[3]
Broken up: 1947[4]
H.M.S. Folkestone was one of five Hastings Class sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 July, 1930.[5]

Re-commissioned at Singapore on 8 October, 1936 for service on the China Station.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 239.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 239.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 240.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 240.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 239.
  9. Blackman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/336. f. ?.
  10. Date not legible in his service record.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 240.

Bibliography


Hastings Class Sloop
Original Design
  Folkestone Hastings Penzance Scarborough  
R.I.M. Design
  Hindustan