H.M.S. Leven (1898)

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H.M.S. Leven (1898)
Pendant Number: P.33 (1914)
D.62 (Sep 1915)
D.51 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield[2]
Ordered: 1897-98 Programme[3]
Laid down: 24 Jan, 1898[4]
Launched: 28 Jun, 1898[5]
Commissioned: Jul, 1899[6]
Broken up: 1920[7]

H.M.S. Leven was one of forty "C" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Service

In mid-1913, she was active with Sixth Destroyer Flotilla, a patrol flotilla.[8]

On 26 January, 1918 Leven under the command of Arthur Percy Melsom depth-charged and sank UB 35 off Calais.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 339.
  9. Uboat.net.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 275.
  11. Ruck-Keene Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 451.
  12. Ruck-Keene Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 451.
  13. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  14. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 312.
  15. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  16. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  17. Pitts Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/241. f. 273.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 339.
  19. Pitts Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/241. f. 273.
  20. Fremantle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 441.
  21. Month inferred from his next appointment. Fremantle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 441.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 340.
  23. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/341. f. 341.
  24. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/341. f. 341.
  25. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 340.
  26. Dorling Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 452.
  27. Beattie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/125. f. ?.
  28. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 339.
  29. Beattie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/125. f. ?.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 395l.
  31. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  32. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395k.
  33. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  34. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 395uu.
  35. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395b.
  36. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 830.
  37. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 830.
  38. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 830.
  39. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 830.

Bibliography


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