H.M.S. Landrail (1914)

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H.M.S. Landrail (1914)
Pendant Number: H.54 (1914)
H.47 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Yarrow[2]
Launched: 7 Feb, 1914[3]
Completed: Jun, 1914[4]
Sold: 1 Dec, 1921[5]

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

Service

At the start of the war, Landrail was with the Third Destroyer Flotilla, part of the First Fleet. In September 1915, this formation was renamed the Ninth Destroyer Flotilla, which was part of the Harwich Force.

In March 1917, she moved to the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla, part of the Dover Patrol.

In May 1917 she moved to the Portsmouth Escort Flotilla, but the very next month she moved to the First Destroyer Flotilla, which was also based at Portsmouth.

In January, 1918, she moved to the Firth of Forth to join what would soon be dubbed the Methil Convoy Flotilla.[6] She paid off in January, 1919. By April, 1919 she was at Portsmouth with a Reserve Complement.[7]

Reduced to C. & M. Party at Portsmouth on 17 October, 1919.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

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. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 63.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 307.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 63.
  6. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (February, 1918). p. 16.
  7. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 16.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 800.
  9. Lloyd-Owen Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/46/119. f. 119.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 345.
  11. Lloyd-Owen Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/46/119. f. 119.
  12. Hobart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/45. f. 448.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395tt.
  14. Hobart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/45. f. 448.
  15. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 394z.
  16. Denison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/26. f. 184.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 828.

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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