H.M.S. Titania (1915)

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H.M.S. Titania (1915)
Pendant Number: 7C (Jan 1916)
AC (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Clyde Shipbuilding Company[2]
Launched: 4 Mar, 1915[3]
Broken up: Sep 1949[4]

H.M.S. Titania was building as a civil vessel, but was purchased in 1915 and converted to a submarine depot ship.

Service

Titania completed conversion to a depot ship in November, 1915 and started with the Eleventh Submarine Flotilla, serving the submarines of the Eleventh Submarine Flotilla at Blyth 1915-1918 as they supported the Grand Fleet.[5]

At the end of 1920, she was serving as flagship of the China Submarine Flotilla.[6]

She was re-commissioned at Hong Kong on 9 February, 1924.[7]

The ship was re-commissioned 5 November, 1926.[8]

Titania was re-commissioned at Chatham on 1 October, 1930 for work with the Sixth Submarine Flotilla. She remained at this through at least mid-1937.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment given.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 875.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 275a.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 275.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 280.
  10. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398m.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 920a.
  12. Sommerville Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/10. f. 413.
  13. Sommerville Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/10. f. 413.
  14. Benning Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/183. f. 98.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 821.
  16. Benning Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/183. f. 98.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 275.
  18. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/94. ff. 220, 221.
  19. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/94. ff. 220, 221.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 275.
  21. Glencross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. ?.
  22. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  23. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  24. Marrack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/225. f. 237.
  25. Marrack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/225. f. 237.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 278.
  27. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 280.
  28. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 280.
  29. Uboat.net page on the man.
  30. Uboat.net page on the man.

Bibliography

  • 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).