H.M.S. Pincher (1910)

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H.M.S. Pincher (1910)
Pendant Number: D.87 (Feb 1915-Sep 1915)
H.C2 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Denny[2]
Ordered: 1908-09 Programme[3]
Launched: 15 Mar, 1910[4]
Completed: Sep, 1910[5]
Wrecked: 24 Jul, 1918[6]

H.M.S. Pincher was one of 16 destroyers of the Beagle class.

Service

When first commissioned, she joined the Second Destroyer Flotilla.[7]

In mid-1913, active with the Third Destroyer Flotilla,[8] having possibly switched to that formation on 7 May, 1912.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 60.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. pp. 73-74.
  3. March. British Destroyers. p. 101.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. pp. 73-74.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 305.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. pp. 73-74.
  7. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 356.
  9. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  10. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 356.
  12. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396n.
  14. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396o.
  16. The Navy List. (November, 1917). pp. 396m, 399f.
  17. Heyder Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/283. f. 298.
  18. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396m.
  19. Heyder Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/283. f. 298.
  20. Weir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/160. f. 159.
  21. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 137.

Bibliography


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