H.M.S. Shikari (1919)

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H.M.S. Shikari (1919)
Pendant Number: D.85 (1924)[1]
Builder: William Doxford & Sons[2]
Ordered: Apr, 1917 (1st Order)[3]
Launched: 14 Jul, 1919[4]
Completed: Apr, 1924[5]
Scrapped: 4 Nov, 1945

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

She was completed in 1924 at Chatham.[6]

Service

In early 1926, she was operating with the Atlantic Fleet.[7]

Reduced to Reserve on 19 February, 1927.[8]

She was re-commissioned on 8 November, 1927.[9] She paid off into Reserve at Portsmouth on 10 November, 1931.[10]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 June, 1933.[11]

Re-commissioned on 20 April, 1937.[12]

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. 84.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 84.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 74.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 311.
  6. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 311.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 270.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 269.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 269.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 272.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 275.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 275.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 270.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 270.
  15. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 269.
  16. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 190.
  17. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 190.
  18. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/274. f. ?.
  19. Holden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/274. f. ?.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 269.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 275.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 275.
  23. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  24. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  25. Uboat.net page on the man.
  26. Uboat.net page on the man.
  27. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  28. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  29. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  30. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  31. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  32. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  33. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  34. Uboat.net page on the ship.

Bibliography


"S" Class Destroyer
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Simoom Scimitar Scotsman Scout Shark
Sparrowhawk Splendid Sabre Saladin Sikh
Sirdar Somme Success Shamrock Shikari
Senator Sepoy Seraph Swallow Swordsman
Steadfast Sterling Tribune Trinidad Tactician
Tara Tasmania Tattoo Scythe Seabear
Seafire Searcher Seawolf Sportive Stalwart
Tilbury Tintagel Sardonyx Stonehenge Stormcloud
Spear Spindrift Serapis Serene Sesame
Strenuous Stronghold Sturdy Trojan Truant
Trusty Turbulent Tenedos Thanet Thracian
Thornycroft Specials
Speedy Tobago Torbay Toreador Tourmaline
Yarrow Specials
Torch Tomahawk Tryphon Tumult Turquoise
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