H.M.S. Suffolk (1903)

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H.M.S. Suffolk (1903)
Pendant Number: 20 (1914)
P.87 (Sep 1915)
P.A5 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard[2]
Ordered: 1900-01 Programme[3]
Laid down: 25 Mar, 1901[4]
Launched: 15 Jan, 1903[5]
Commissioned: 21 May, 1904[6]
Sold: 1 Jul, 1920[7]
Fate: to Castle; resold[8]

H.M.S. Suffolk was one of ten armoured cruisers of the Monmouth Class completed between 1903 and 1904.

There was a heavy cruiser Suffolk launched in the 1920s.

Service

Recommissioned at Devonport on 27 February, 1913 under Captain Philip Francklin as flagship of Fourth Cruiser Squadron.[9]

Recommissioned at Devonport on 27 February, 1914 for service at Jamaica.[10]

In August, 1919, she was one of four cruisers placed under the command of Captain Francis Wade Caulfeild under the oversight of the Rear-Admiral commanding the Devonport Reserve.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 42.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 70.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 70.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 70.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 70.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 70.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 42.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 42.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 379.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 377.
  11. Caulfeild Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 255.
  12. Marx Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 856.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 380.
  14. Beatty Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 156.
  15. Beatty Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 156.
  16. Lowther-Crofton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/316. f.347.
  17. Wemyss Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 223.
  18. Wemyss Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 223.
  19. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 416.
  20. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 379.
  21. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 416.
  22. Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 256.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 379.
  24. Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 256.
  25. Moubray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 277.
  26. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 378.
  27. Moubray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 277.
  28. Prowse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 423.
  29. Prowse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 423.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 377.
  31. Francklin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 446.
  32. Yelverton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 135.
  33. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398d-k.
  34. Yelverton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 135.
  35. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 911a.
  36. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 740.
  37. Caulfeild Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 255.
  38. Caulfeild Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 255.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


Monmouth Class Armoured Cruiser
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