H.M.S. Sturgeon (1917)

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H.M.S. Sturgeon (1917)
Pendant Number: F.49 (Jan 1917)
G.17 (Jan 1918)
F.47 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: A. Stephen[2]
Ordered: Jul 1915 (6th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 11 Jan, 1917[5]
Completed: 26 Feb, 1917[6]
Sold: 16 Dec, 1926[7]

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

Service

Henry Maurice Coombs was awarded a D.S.O. for destroying an enemy submarine while in command of Sturgeon on 11 March, 1918,[8] but there is no clear indication on Uboat.net that the Germans lost a submarine on this date.[9]

Sturgeon was reduced to reduced Complement on 16 August, 1920.[10]

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. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  9. Uboat.net list of uboat losses.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 272.
  11. Hornell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/435. f. 437.
  12. Hornell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/435. f. 437.
  13. Knox-Little Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/119. f. 127.
  14. Knox-Little Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/119. f. 127.
  15. Mack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/81. f. 43.
  16. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398a.
  17. Mack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/81. f. 43.
  18. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  19. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 911a.
  20. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  21. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 868.
  22. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  23. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 868.
  24. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  25. Harter Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/123. f. 487.
  26. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 272.
  27. Harter Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/123. f. 487.
  28. Yorke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/260. f. 275.
  29. Yorke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/260. f. 275.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 272.

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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