H.M.S. Nicator (1916)

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H.M.S. Nicator (1916)
Pendant Number: G.55 (Sep 1915)
F.05 (Jan 1917)
H.A4 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Denny[2]
Ordered: Feb 1915[3]
Launched: 3 Feb, 1916[4]
Completed: 15 Apr, 1916[5]
Sold:

H.M.S. Nicator was one of one hundred and three destroyers of the "M" class built for the Royal Navy during the Great War.

Service

In April, 1916 Nicator was assigned to the newly-created Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla.[6]

At the Battle of Jutland, she screened the First Battle Cruiser Squadron as one of twelve destroyers operating with the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla.[7][8]

Reduced to C. & M. Party at Portsmouth on 17 October, 1919.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 66.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 79.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 66.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 79.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 309.
  6. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (April, 1916). p. 12.
  7. Naval Operations. Volume III. p. 430.
  8. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. p. 34.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 816.
  10. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 395y.
  11. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395y.
  12. Pender Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 834.
  13. Pender Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 834.
  14. Brind Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56. f. 36.
  15. Brind Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56. f. 36.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 853. Given as 1917 in this edition, but clearly mistaken and correctly offered in, say, The Navy List, (December, 1918).
  17. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 135.
  18. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 135.

Bibliography


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Manners Mandate Magic Moresby Marmion
Martial Mary Rose Menace Mameluke Marvel
Mischief Mindful Nonsuch Negro Nessus
Noble Nizam Nomad Nonpareil Norman
Northesk North Star Nugent Obedient Obdurate
Onslaught Onslow Opal Ophelia Opportune
Oracle Orestes Orford Orpheus Octavia
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Nicator Norseman Oberon Observer Offa
Orcadia Oriana Oriole Osiris Paladin
Parthian Partridge Pasley Plucky Portia
Pheasant Phoebe Pigeon Plover Penn
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