H.M.S. Nairana (1915)

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H.M.S. Nairana (1915)
Pendant Number: N.94 (Apr 1917)
N.72 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Denny[2]
Laid down: 1914[3]
Launched: 1915[4]
Completed: Aug, 1917[5]
Requisitioned: 27 Feb, 1917[6]
Commissioned: 25 Aug, 1917[7]
Sold: 1920[8]

H.M.S. Nairana was to be a steamer before her construction was interrupted by the outbreak of the war, first launched in 1915 to clear the slipway. She was requisitioned by the Royal Navy in 1917 for conversion to a seaplane carrier, entering service in August, 1917.

Service

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 52.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 52.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 69.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 69.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 69.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 69.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 52.
  8. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 69.
  9. Gregory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/53. f. 61.
  10. Gregory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/53. f. 61.
  11. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 999.

Bibliography

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