H.M.S. Porpoise (1913)

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H.M.S. Porpoise (1913)
Pendant Number: H.27 (1914)
H.95 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Thornycroft[2]
Launched: 7 Jul, 1913[3]
Completed: Jan, 1914[4]
Sold: Mar, 1921[5]
Fate: to Brazil[6]

H.M.S. Porpoise was one of twenty destroyers of the Acasta class.

Service

At the Battle of Jutland, she operated with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla under the command of Commander Hugh D. Colville.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 63.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 75.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 75.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 307.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 75.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 75.
  7. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 44.
  8. Colville Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/231. f. 235.
  9. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396m.
  10. Leith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/437. f. 439.
  11. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  12. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  13. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 868.
  15. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.

Bibliography


Acasta Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
Acasta Achates Ambuscade Christopher Cockatrice
Contest Shark Sparrowhawk Spitfire Lynx
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Thornycroft Specials
Hardy Paragon Porpoise Unity Victor
Other Specials
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