H.M.S. Paris (1913)

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H.M.S. Paris (1913)
Pendant Number: N.59 (1914)
N.79 (Jan 1918)[1]
Launched: 1913[2]
Requisitioned: 14 Nov, 1914[3]
Left service: 5 Nov, 1919[4]

H.M.S. Paris was a merchant vessel used as a minelayer by the Royal Navy.

Service

She was fitted out at Blackwall as a minelayer[5] and listed as a new member of the Minelayer Squadron in December.[6] She would work with them throughout the war, but was apparently more loosely affiliated with them from August, 1918.[7]

Armament

Guns

Her guns were as follows.[8]

  • one 4-in
  • one 12-pdr
  • one 6-pdr H.A.

Mines

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 118.
  2. This year may be incorrect.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 118.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 118.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 118.
  6. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 11.
  7. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (August, 1918). p. 16. She is one of three listed as "other minelayers" alongside the two Mining Squadrons.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 118.
  9. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, Mining Appendix, 1917-18. Plate 7.
  10. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 118.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401s.
  12. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 401w.

Bibliography


Minelayer H.M.S. Paris