H.M.S. Owl (1913)

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H.M.S. Owl (1913)
Pendant Number: H.31 (1914)
H.93 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: London & Glasgow[2]
Launched: 7 Jul, 1913[3]
Completed: Apr, 1914[4]
Sold: Nov, 1921[5]

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

Service

She operated with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla at the Battle of Jutland under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Robert G. Hamond.[6]

Reduced to C. & M. Party at Portsmouth on 17 October, 1919.[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. 819-20.
  8. Hamond Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/45/170. f. 174.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396i.
  10. Hamond Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/45/170. f. 174.
  11. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  12. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396d.
  13. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  14. Barron Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/10. f. 214.
  15. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 396d.
  16. Barron Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/10. f. 214.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 857.

Bibliography


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