H.M.S. Laburnum (1915)

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H.M.S. Laburnum (1915)
Pendant Number: M.47 (Feb, 1915)
T.21 (Sep, 1915)
T.49 (Jan, 1918)[1]
Builder: Charles Connell & Company[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1915[3]
Launched: 10 Jun, 1915[4]
Lost: Feb, 1942[5]
Fate: at Singapore
H.M.S. Laburnum was one of twenty-four Acacia Class sweeping sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Laburnum operated with the First Sloop Flotilla from September, 1915 through mid-1917 before being moved to support the Northern DIvision of the Coast of Ireland, until late 1918 when she briefly rejoined the First.

From 1923 through approximately 1934, she and Veronica operated from New Zealand.[6]

Laburnum was re-commissioned at Auckland on 18 March, 1924.[7]

She re-commissioned at Auckland on 11 January, 1927.[8]

She re-commissioned at Auckland on 7 June, 1930[9] and again on 2 November, 1931.[10]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 93. The M pendants were changed to M (international) on 24 Apr 1915.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 709 and Navy Lists to October 1935.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 251.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 251.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 250.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 250.
  11. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395t.
  12. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 394y.
  13. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 827.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 798.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 777.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 251.
  18. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 251.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 250.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 250.

Bibliography


Acacia Class Sweeping Sloop
Acacia Anemone Aster Bluebell Daffodil
Magnolia Dahlia Daphne Foxglove Hollyhock
Lily Mallow Honeysuckle Iris Jonquil
Laburnum Larkspur Lavender Lilac Marigold
  Mimosa Primrose Sunflower Veronica