H.M.S. Marksman (1915)

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H.M.S. Marksman (1915)
Pendant Number: H.96 (1914)
G.35 (1917)
F.85 (Jan 1918)
G.23 (Apr 1918)
F.66 (Sep 1918)[1]
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie[2]
Launched: 28 Apr, 1915[3]
Sold:

H.M.S. Marksman was one of seven flotilla leaders of the Lightfoot class.

Service

In November, 1915, Marksman was the initial and sole leader for the newly formed Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla.[4].

In January, arrival of the Royalist as flotilla cruiser placed Marksman in a subordinate role.[5]

She fought as the flotilla's 2nd in command at the Battle of Jutland.[6]

Marksman paid off at Devonport on 25 November, 1919.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 65.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 65.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 65.
  4. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1915). p. 12.
  5. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (January, 1916). p. 12.
  6. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 45.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 808.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396a.
  9. Anderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/354. f. 399.
  10. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395n.
  11. Anderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/354. f. 399.
  12. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/151. f. 184.
  13. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/151. f. 184.
  14. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  15. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  16. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 842.
  18. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.

Bibliography


Lightfoot Class Flotilla Leader
Kempenfelt Lightfoot Marksman Nimrod Abdiel
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