Third Light Cruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)

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Rear-Admirals Commanding

Dates of appointment given:

Second in Command

History

1915

The squadron was:[16]

November, 1915

Attached to Battle Cruiser Fleet. Liverpool has been temporarily attached to the Grand Fleet.[17]

Battle of Jutland

The cruisers now have a seaplane carrier attached.[18]

July, 1918

The Squadron is now:[19]

November, 1918

The Squadron has lost Yarmouth, which transferred to the Second Light Cruiser Squadron.[20]

1919

The flag passed as follows in 1919: Cardiff had it on 5 August, Calypso took over on 1 November, Centaur on 9 November, and Cardiff resumed her place as flagship on 12 December, 1919.[21]

Drill and Practice

In 1917, the squadron fired 16 practice torpedoes of which 13 or 81% were judged to be likely to endanger the enemy.[22]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. p. 26.
  2. Napier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 440.
  3. Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11th November, 1918. p. 26.
  4. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 354.
  5. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 354.
  6. Alexander-Sinclair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 361.
  7. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 354.
  8. Alexander-Sinclair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 361.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 741.
  10. Hope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 44.
  11. Hope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 44.
  12. Tyrwhitt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 125.
  13. Tyrwhitt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 125.
  14. Woollcombe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 267.
  15. Woollcombe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 267.
  16. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1915. p. 58.
  17. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1915). p. 11.
  18. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 33, 46.
  19. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1918). p. 11.
  20. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1918). p. 11.
  21. Hope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 23/44.
  22. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1917. p. 121.

Bibliography


Light Cruiser Squadrons of the Royal Navy
First Light Cruiser Squadron | Second Light Cruiser Squadron | Third Light Cruiser Squadron | Fourth Light Cruiser Squadron | Fifth Light Cruiser Squadron | Sixth Light Cruiser Squadron | Seventh Light Cruiser Squadron | Eighth Light Cruiser Squadron