H.M.S. PC 55 (1917)

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H.M.S. PC 55 (1917)
Builder: Barclay Curle[1]
Ordered: December, 1916[2]
Launched: 5 May, 1917[3]
to: Feb, 1922[4]
H.M.S. PC 55 was one of twenty "PC" class patrol boats built for the Royal Navy.

The boat was sometimes referred to as P 55 or PQ 55 in contemporary documents.

Service

In January, 1919, she was one of 13 "P" and "PC" boats allocated to mine clearance officers, working out of Devonport. She was assigned to Area 10.[5]

She was one of four PC boats and nine P boats operating with Reserve Complement at Devonport in September, 1919.[6]

Reduced to C. & M. Party at Devonport on 20 October, 1919.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 96.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 96.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 99.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 96.
  5. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 17.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 708.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 821.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.
  9. Pattinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/200. f. 200.
  10. Pattinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/200. f. 200.

Bibliography


"PC" Class Patrol Boat
December, 1916 Order
PC 42 PC 43 PC 44 PC 51 PC 55
PC 56 PC 60 PC 61 PC 62 PC 63
January, 1917 Order
  PC 65 PC 66 PC 67  
  PC 68 PC 69 PC 70  
June, 1917 Order
  PC 71 PC 72 PC 73 PC 74  
<– "P" Class Small Fry (UK) Kil Class –>