H.M.S. Saracen (1908)

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H.M.S. Saracen (1908)
Pendant Number: H.38 (1914)
D.07 (Sep 1915)
D.74 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: J. S. White[2]
Ordered: 1906-07 Programme[3]
Launched: 31 Mar, 1908[4]
Completed: Jun, 1909[5]
Sold: 1919[6]

H.M.S. Saracen was one of twelve destroyers of the "Tribal" class.

Service

In mid-1913, Saracen was with Fourth Destroyer Flotilla.[7]

War having broken out, in 1914, H.M.S. Tartar collided with Saracen while crossing her known line of patrol. Tartar's Lieutenant-Commander Edwards was faulted in the event.[8]

Radio

In 1909, she became one of forty-three destroyers so far fitted with Destroyer Sets.[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. p. 72.
  3. March. British Destroyers. p. 84.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 72.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 305.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 72.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 372.
  8. Edwards Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/95. f. ?.
  9. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1909. Wireless Appendix, p. 25.
  10. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243. f. 268.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 372.
  12. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243. f. 268.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 372.
  14. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  15. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 372.
  16. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1914). p. 371.
  18. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 80.
  19. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 80.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 379a.
  21. Bernard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/96. f. ?.
  22. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 397v.
  23. Bernard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/96. f. ?.
  24. Bernard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/96. f. ?.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 397v.
  26. Bernard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/96. f. ?.
  27. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 397w.
  28. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397u.
  29. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395r.
  30. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/332. f. ?.
  31. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397u.
  32. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/332. f. ?.
  33. Atwood Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/94. f. 93.
  34. Atwood Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/94. f. 93.
  35. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 903.

Bibliography


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