H.M.S. Serapis (1918)

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H.M.S. Serapis (1918)
Pendant Number: F.21 (Feb 1919)[1]
Builder: William Denny & Brothers[2]
Ordered: Jun, 1917 (2nd Order)[3]
Launched: 17 Sep, 1918[4]
Completed: 21 Mar, 1919[5]
Sold:

H.M.S. Serapis was one of sixty-seven "S" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy as the Great War was ending.

Service

Serapis recommissioned at Devonport on 28 November, 1919.[6]

She re-commissioned at Portsmouth with 2/5ths crew on 4 December, 1923.[7]

Re-commissioned at the Nore on 7 January, 1927 for duty with the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla on the China Station.[8]

Re-commissioned at Hong Kong on 1 October, 1929 for service with the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla.[9]

She paid off into Dockyard Control at Portsmouth on 26 April, 1932.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 74.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 85.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 85.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 74.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 312.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 863.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 269.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 268.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 269.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 272.
  11. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 863.
  12. Butler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/68. f. 205.
  13. Butler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/68. f. 205.
  14. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  15. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  16. Welby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/220. f. 284.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 810.
  18. Welby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/220. f. 284.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 269.
  20. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  21. de Meric Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/284. f. 299.
  22. de Meric Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/284. f. 299.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 269.
  24. Creswell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/79. f. 439.
  25. Creswell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/79. f. 439.
  26. Knox-Little Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/119. f. 127.
  27. Knox-Little Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/119. f. 127.
  28. Bignell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/117. f. 521.
  29. Bignell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/117. f. 521.
  30. Percival Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/255. f. 303.
  31. Percival Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/255. f. 303.
  32. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  33. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 269.

Bibliography


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