H.M.S. Penzance (1930)

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H.M.S. Penzance (1930)
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 10 Apr, 1930[2]
Commissioned: 15 Jan, 1931[3]
Torpedoed: 24 Aug, 1940[4]
H.M.S. Penzance was one of five Hastings Class sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 15 January, 1931 for service in the Persian Gulf,[5] where she remained until at least early 1933.[6]

Re-commssioned at Aden on 29 November, 1935.[7]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 259.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 259.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 261.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 262.
  8. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  9. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 259.
  11. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 261.
  13. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/291. f. 306.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 262.

Bibliography


Hastings Class Sloop
Original Design
  Folkestone Hastings Penzance Scarborough  
R.I.M. Design
  Hindustan