H.M.S. Shoreham (1930)

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H.M.S. Shoreham (1930)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 22 Nov, 1930[2]
Sold: 1946[3]
H.M.S. Shoreham was one of eight Shoreham Class sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Lieutenant-Commander Rodolph C. D. Haig was appointed to Shoreham on 23 June, 1931, to assume command upon her commissioning. Commander John Harding assumed command in 1932, but on 21 April, 1933, James Vandeleur Creagh was appointed in command, and would use Shoreham was the Royal Navy's new headquarters ship in the Persian Gulf.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 269.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 273.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 275.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 275.
  8. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/306. f. 322.
  9. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/306. f. 322.
  10. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 240.


Shoreham Class Sloop
  Bideford Fowey Rochester Shoreham  
  Dundee Falmouth Milford Weston