H.M.S. Laertes (1913)

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H.M.S. Laertes (1913)
Pendant Number: H.94 (1914)
H.45 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Launched: 5 Jun, 1913[3]
Completed: Oct, 1913[4]
Sold: Dec, 1921[5]

H.M.S. Laertes was one of twenty-two destroyers of the Laforey class.

Service

Reduced to C. & M. Party at Portsmouth on 17 October, 1919.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Alterations

In 1915 or 1916, she was one of sixteeen light cruisers and destroyers to trial a Wise Pressure Telegraphy System Type B for torpedo control.[20]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 63.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 76.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 76.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 307.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 76.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 800.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395i.
  8. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  9. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395t.
  11. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  12. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  13. Clutterbuck Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 445.
  14. Clutterbuck Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 445.
  15. Haire-Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 468.
  16. Haire-Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 468.
  17. Foote Service Records The National Archives. ADM 196/50/53. f. ?.
  18. Foote Service Records The National Archives. ADM 196/50/53. f. ?.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 827.
  20. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1916. p. 30.

Bibliography


Laforey Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
Llewellyn Lennox Loyal Legion Laforey
Lawford Louis Lydiard Laertes Lysander
  Lance Lookout  
White 2-Funnelled Type
  Laurel Liberty  
Yarrow 2-Funnelled Type
  Lark Landrail Laverock Linnet  
War Emergency Repeat "L" Class
  Lochinvar Lassoo Leonidas Lucifer  
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