H.M.S. Hawkins (1917)

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H.M.S. Hawkins (1917)
Pendant Number: 8A (Jul 1919)[1]
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[2]
Ordered: Dec, 1915[3]
Laid down: 3 Jun, 1916[4]
Launched: 1 Oct, 1917[5]
Commissioned: 24 Jul, 1919[6]
Sold: 26 Aug, 1947[7]
Fate: Scrapped
H.M.S. Hawkins was one of four Hawkins class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy shortly after the end of the Great War.

Service

Hawkins was commissioned on 23 July, 1919 and became the flagship on the China Station, first flying the flag of Vice-Admiral Alexander L. Duff.

Hawkins was re-commissioned at Singapore on 30 June, 1923 and became the flagship of Commander-in-Chief, China Station Sir Allan F. Everett.[8]

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. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 784.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). pp. 243, 244.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 783.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. Alington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/336. f. 232.
  12. Alington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/336. f. 232.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 244.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  15. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  16. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  17. Day of month taken from Braithwaite Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/504. f. 507.
  18. Braithwaite Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/504. f. 507.
  19. Braithwaite Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/504. f. 507.
  20. Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  21. Holland Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/23. f. 23.
  22. Holland Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/23. f. 23.
  23. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 245.
  24. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  25. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  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. Bell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/101. f. 101.
  29. Bell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/101. f. 101.
  30. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  31. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  32. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  33. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  34. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  35. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  36. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography

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


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