H.M.S. Patuca (1913)

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H.M.S. Patuca (1913)
Pendant Number: M.77
MI.90 (Jan 1918)
MI.49 (Apr 1918)[1]
Launched: c. 1913
Commissioned: 16 Dec, 1914[2]
Decommissioned: 17 Jul, 1919[3]
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H.M.S. Patuca was a commercial liner converted for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser in the Royal Navy.

Service

Patuca became a kite balloon ship in 1917 and remained in this role until 13 December, 1918.[4]

Armament

She was armed with:[5]

  • six 6-in guns
  • two 3-pdrs on H.A. mountings

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401s.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401s.
  7. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 72.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401t.
  9. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/435. f. 486.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401w.
  11. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/435. f. 486.
  12. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401w.
  13. Dannreuther Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/245. f. 270.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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