H.M.S. Minstrel (1911)

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H.M.S. Minstrel (1911)
Pendant Number: H.69 (1914)
H.82 (Jan-Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Thornycroft[2]
Launched: 2 Feb, 1911[3]
Completed: May, 1911[4]
To Japan: Jun, 1917[5]
Fate: Sold Dec 1921

H.M.S. Minstrel was one of twenty destroyers of the Acorn class.

Between June 1917 and 1918, she was loaned to the Japanese Navy, becoming Sendan.

Service

In mid-1913, Minstrel was with the Second Destroyer Flotilla.[6]

Reduced to C. & M. Party at Devonport on 15 October, 1919.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 61.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 74.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 74.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 306.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 74.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 345.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 811.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 396a.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 396a.
  10. Pridham-Wippell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/14. ff. 177, 253.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396b.
  12. Pridham-Wippell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/14. ff. 177, 253.
  13. Prichard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/356. f. 401.
  14. Prichard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/356. f. 401.
  15. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 395s.

Bibliography


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