H.M.S. Laurel (1913)

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H.M.S. Laurel (1913)
Pendant Number: H.91 (1914)
H.51 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: J. S. White[2]
Launched: 6 May, 1913[3]
Completed: Mar, 1914[4]
Sold: Nov, 1921[5]

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

Service

At the Battle of Jutland, she operated as one of six Harwich Force destroyers screening the Second Battle Cruiser Squadron. She rescued 18 survivors of Queen Mary.[6]

Reduced to C. & M. Party at the Nore on 29 November, 1919.[7]

Habitability

In July 1914, it was decided not to supply portable fans to ventilate the Stokers' Mess Deck and the Chief and Petty Officers' Mess Deck.[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. 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. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. p. 10.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 801.
  8. Admiralty Weekly Order No. 79 of 3 July 1914.
  9. Rose Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/14. f. 14.
  10. The Navy List. (August, 1914). p. 337.
  11. Rose Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/14. f. 14.
  12. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395j.
  13. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 327.
  14. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 327.
  15. Curtis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/262. f. 262.
  16. Curtis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/262. f. 262.
  17. Stanistreet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/240. f. 254.
  18. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395u.
  19. Stanistreet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/240. f. 254.
  20. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395.
  21. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/28. f. 31.
  22. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 829.
  23. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/151. f. 184.
  24. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/151. f. 184.

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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