H.M.S. Shakespeare (1917)

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H.M.S. Shakespeare (1917)
Pendant Number: F.89 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[2]
Launched: 7 Jul, 1917[3]
Handed over: 2 Sep, 1936[4]

H.M.S. Shakespeare was one of five flotilla leaders of the Shakespeare class.

Service

Shakespeare was recommissioned at Port Edgar on 2 October, 1920.[5]

She recommissioned at Port Edgar with Reserve Crew on 27 September, 1923.[6]

Reduced to Reserve on 2 December, 1925.[7]

Commissioned on 1 April, 1928.[8] By mid-1931, she was in the Reserve Fleet at the Nore,[9] remaining there until at least early 1933.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 863.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 269.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 269.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 269.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 269.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 272.
  11. Buller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/465. f. 538.
  12. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397x.
  13. Buller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/465. f. 538.
  14. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  15. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 906a.
  17. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 80.
  18. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 80.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 863.
  20. Strong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 38.
  21. Strong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 38.
  22. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 863.
  23. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  24. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  25. Cunningham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 286.
  26. Cunningham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 286.
  27. Robinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 281.
  28. Robinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 281.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 269.
  30. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  31. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  32. Crabbe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/168. f. 169.
  33. Crabbe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/168. f. 169.
  34. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 269.
  35. Creagh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/95. f. 220.
  36. Creagh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/95. f. 220.
  37. Creagh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/95. f. 220.
  38. Coleridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91. f. 160.
  39. Coleridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91. f. 160.
  40. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 269.
  41. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  42. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.

Bibliography


Shakespeare Class Flotilla Leader
Shakespeare Spenser Wallace Keppel Broke
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