H.M.S. Torch (1918)

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H.M.S. Torch (1918)
Pendant Number: G.33 (Jun 1918)[1]
Builder: Yarrow[2]
Ordered: Apr, 1917 (1st Order)[3]
Launched: 16 Mar, 1918[4]
Completed: 11 May, 1918[5]
Sold:

H.M.S. Torch was one of sixty-seven "S" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy as the Great War was ending.

Service

Torch was re-commissioned at Malta on 13 September, 1920.[6]

She was re-commissioned at Devonport with 2/5ths crew on 4 December, 1923.[7]

Torch was re-commissioned at Chatham on 27 January, 1925.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 84.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 84.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 311.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 876.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 275.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 275a.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 921.
  10. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  11. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 876.
  12. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  13. Butler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/68. f. 205.
  14. Butler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/68. f. 205.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 822.
  16. Simson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/149. f. 150.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 275.
  18. Simson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/149. f. 150.
  19. Rainier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144/33. f. 363.
  20. Rainier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144/33. f. 363. The service record is obscured by an insert.

Bibliography


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