H.M.S. Veronica (1915)

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H.M.S. Veronica (1915)
Pendant Number: M.98 (Feb, 1915)
T.31 (Sep, 1915)
T.87 (Jan, 1918)[1]
Builder: Dunlop Bremner & Company[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1915[3]
Launched: 27 May, 1915[4]
Sold: 22 Feb, 1935[5]
H.M.S. Veronica was one of twenty-four Acacia Class sweeping sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Veronica served in the First Sloop Flotilla from August through Novermber, 1915.

From at least early 1921 through approximately 1934, she operated from New Zealand, in company with Laburnum from at least early 1923.[6]

Veronica was re-commissioned at Wellington on 1 May, 1924.[7]

She was re-commissioned at Auckland on 11 January, 1927 for service out of New Zealand.[8]

She re-commissioned at Auckland on 2 November, 1931.[9]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 93. The M pendants were changed to M (international) on 24 Apr 1915.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 709 and Navy Lists to October 1935.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 280.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 279a.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 285.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 398y.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 928.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 883.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 883.
  14. Buxton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 253.
  15. Buxton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 253.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 281.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 281.
  18. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 280.
  19. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 279a.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 279a.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 285.

Bibliography


Acacia Class Sweeping Sloop
Acacia Anemone Aster Bluebell Daffodil
Magnolia Dahlia Daphne Foxglove Hollyhock
Lily Mallow Honeysuckle Iris Jonquil
Laburnum Larkspur Lavender Lilac Marigold
  Mimosa Primrose Sunflower Veronica