H.M.S. Terror (1916)

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H.M.S. Terror (1916)
Builder: Harland & Wolff, Govan
Laid down: 26 Oct, 1915
Launched: 1916
Completed: 6 Aug, 1916
Commissioned: 6 Aug, 1916
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H.M.S. Terror was one of two Erebus class monitors launched in 1916 for the Royal Navy.

Service

Terror recommissioned on 1 February, 1919.[1]

Commissioned on 2 September, 1924.[2]

In 1924, she replaced the battlecruiser Tiger as Turret Drill Ship at Portsmouth, having undergone a refit at the (projected) cost of £27,526.

Re-commissioned at Singapore on 10 December, 1935.[3]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

John Alfred Moreton also allegedly held this command at some point, but neither of his service records indicates this.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 872.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 277.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 279.
  4. Tweedie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 332.
  5. Tweedie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 332.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 916.
  7. Bruton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 116.
  8. Bruton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 116.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 872.
  10. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 433.
  11. Stokes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 121.
  12. Stokes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 121.
  13. Markwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  14. Markwick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  15. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 274.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 273.
  17. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/172. f. 576.
  18. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/172. f. 576.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 274.
  20. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  21. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  22. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 277.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 279.

Bibliography

  • Buxton, Ian L. (1978). Big Gun Monitors: The History of the Design, Construction and Operation of the Royal Navy's Monitors. Tynemouth: World Ship Society. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk)


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