H.M.S. Raleigh (1919)

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H.M.S. Raleigh (1919)
Pendant Number: 96 (Sep 1920)[1]
Builder: Beardmore[2]
Ordered: Dec, 1915[3]
Laid down: 4 Oct, 1916[4]
Launched: 28 Aug, 1919[5]
Commissioned: Jul, 1921[6]
Wrecked: 8 Aug, 1922[7]

Service

Paid off at Devonport on 17 September, 1920.[8] She served as the flagship on the North America and West Indies Station until she was lost to grounding due to the negligence of Captain Bromley.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

  • Captain Arthur Bromley, 14 February, 1920[10] – 12 September, 1922[11]  (vessel lost under his command)

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 63.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 63.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 63.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 63.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 49.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 851.
  9. Loss of vessel. Captain A. Bromley C.M.G. R.N. and Cdr(N) L.C. Bott O.B.E. R.N. HMS RALEIGH. The National Archives. ADM 156/57.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 851.
  11. Bromley Service record. The National Archives. 196/44. f. 239.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.


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