H.M.S. Midge (1913)

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H.M.S. Midge (1913)
Pendant Number: H.13 (1914)
H.40 (Sep 1915)
H.79 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: London & Glasgow[2]
Launched: 22 May, 1913[3]
Completed: Mar, 1914[4]
Sold: Nov, 1921[5]

H.M.S. Midge was one of twenty destroyers of the Acasta class.

Service

At the Battle of Jutland, she operated with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla under the command of Lieutenant-Commander James R. C. Cavendish.[6]

Reduced to C. & M. Party at the Nore on 4 February, 1920.[7]

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. 75.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 75.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 307.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 75.
  6. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 44.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 811.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 396.
  9. Gore-Langton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/16. f. 419?
  10. Cavendish Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/19. ff. 179, 235.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396a.
  12. Cavendish Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/19. ff. 179, 235.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396bb.
  14. Izat Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/28. f. 28.
  15. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395q.
  16. Izat Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/28. f. 28.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 845.
  18. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  19. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  20. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/332. f. ?.
  21. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 854a.
  22. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/332. f. ?.

Bibliography


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