H.M.S. Glorious (1916)

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H.M.S. Glorious (1916)
Pendant Number: 67 (Jan 1918)
56 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Harland & Wolff[2]
Laid down: 1 May, 1915[3]
Launched: 20 Apr, 1916[4]
Commissioned: Jan, 1917[5]
Torpedoed: 8 Jun, 1940[6]
Fate: as aircraft carrier

H.M.S. Glorious was completed as a battlecruiser, but converted to an aircraft carrier in the late 1920s.

Service

Commander Charles George Ley Woollcombe, served as her gunnery officer from 1916-1919.

By late 1920, she was a turret drill ship at Devonport.[7]

Paid off to Dockyard Control at Rosyth on 14 February, 1924.[8]

Alterations

Her secondary battery directors were installed in November, 1916, prior to her commissioning.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 37.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 39.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 39.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 39.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 39.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 39.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 780.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 242.
  9. The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in HM Ships, p. 16.
  10. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89/51. f. 51.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 801.
  12. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89/51. f. 51.
  13. Pitts Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/241. f. 273.
  14. Pitts Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/241. f. 273.
  15. Vivian Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 63.
  16. Vivian Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 180.
  17. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 780.
  18. Alington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/336. f. 336.
  19. Alington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/336. f. 336.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 780.
  21. Bather Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/438. f. 438.
  22. Bather Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/438. f. 438.
  23. Ellison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 230.
  24. Ellison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 230.
  25. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 328.
  26. Cameron Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/409. f. 453.
  27. Cameron Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/409. f. 453.
  28. Moir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/232. f. 236.
  29. Moir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/232. f. 236.
  30. Kennedy-Purvis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 31.
  31. Kennedy-Purvis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 31.
  32. Royle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 170.
  33. Royle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 170.
  34. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  35. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  36. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  37. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  38. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography


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