H.M.S. Sorceress (1916)

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H.M.S. Sorceress (1916)
Pendant Number: G.93 (Jan 1917)
G.94 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Ordered: Jul 1915 (6th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 29 Aug, 1916[5]
Completed: Dec, 1916[6]
Sold: 29 Apr, 1927[7]

H.M.S. Sorceress was one of sixty-two "R" class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy in 1916-17.

Service

Sorceress joined the Grand Fleet's Fifteenth Destroyer Flotilla in December, 1916.[8]

She re-commissioned on 19 November, 1919.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 70.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  4. March. British Destroyers. p. 184.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  6. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 310.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 70.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 12.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 271.
  10. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 909.
  11. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 908.
  12. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  13. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  14. Bunbury Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/13. f. 13.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 865.
  16. Bunbury Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/13. f. 13.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 813.
  18. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.

Bibliography


"R" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
Radstock Raider Romola Rowena Restless
Rigorous Rocket Rob Roy Redgauntlet Redoubt
Recruit Sturgeon Sceptre Salmon Sylph
Sarpedon Sable Setter Sorceress Satyr
Sharpshooter Simoom Skate Starfish Stork
Skilful Springbok Tancred Tarpon Telemachus
Tempest Tetrarch Tenacious Thisbe Thruster
  Tormentor Tornado Torrent Torrid  
Thornycroft Specials
Rosalind Radiant Retriever Taurus Teazer
Yarrow Specials
Sabrina Strongbow Surprise Sybille Truculent
  Tyrant Ulleswater  
Modified "R" Class
Ulster Undine Tower Trenchant Tristram
  Tirade Ursula Ulysses  
  Umpire Urchin Ursa  
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