H.M.S. Scourge (1910)

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H.M.S. Scourge (1910)
Pendant Number: D.96 (Feb 1915)
H.8A (Oct 1918)[1]
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie[2]
Ordered: 1908-09 Programme[3]
Launched: 11 Feb, 1910[4]
Completed: Aug, 1910[5]
Sold: May, 1921[6]

H.M.S. Scourge was one of sixteen destroyers of the Beagle class.

Service

In mid-1913, she was operating with Third Destroyer Flotilla.[7]

Lieutenant-Commander Henry de B. Tupper commanded her while she covered the landings at Anzac Cove in Gallipoli.[8]

At Suvla Bay on 6-7 August, 1915, Scourge worked with five other Beagles and Arno to tow troop barges in.[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. 306.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. pp. 73-74.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 373.
  8. Smith. Hard Lying. p. 112.
  9. Smith. Hard Lying. p. 113.
  10. Sulivan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 283.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 373. 26 August given here.
  12. Sulivan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 283.
  13. Gibbs Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/57/166. f. 371.
  14. The Navy List. (June, 1914). p. 372.
  15. Gibbs Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/57/166. f. 371.
  16. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 397w.
  17. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397w.
  18. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 905.
  19. Bird Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/154/23. f. 23.
  20. Bird Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/154/23. f. 23.

Bibliography


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