Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla (Royal Navy)

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The Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla was a formation of destroyers of the Royal Navy first created in April, 1916.

Captains (D)

History

April, 1916

The flotilla appears for the first time in the Supplement to the Monthly Navy List, attached to the Grand Fleet. The flotilla would started with nine newly constructed "M" class destroyers and a depot ship shared another flotilla.[9]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Depot Ship, shared w/ First Destroyer Flotilla
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Moresby Nepean Nerissa Nestor Nicator Nomad
Obdurate Onslow Pelican

May, 1916

The flotilla gains Champion as a flotilla cruiser, and destroyers Narborough, Nereus, Ophelia and Partridge. Strength is now a cruiser, thirteen destroyers and a shared depot ship.[10]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser
Champion
Depot Ship, shared w/ First Destroyer Flotilla
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Moresby Narborough Nepean Nereus Nerissa Nestor
Nicator Nomad Obdurate Onslow Ophelia Partridge
Pelican

Battle of Jutland

Main article: Thirteenth D.F. (Royal Navy) at the Battle of Jutland

Ten destroyers of the Thirteenth under the lead of the light cruiser Champion screened the First Battle Cruiser Squadron during the battle, bolstered by two destroyers temporarily detached from the Tenth Destroyer Flotilla. Eight of these vessels delivered a torpedo attack against the enemy battle cruisers at about 4.15pm, after gun and torpedo battle with enemy destroyers who were similarly tasked.

They were organised as follows:[11][12]

At the same time, Nepean remained in harbour and Paladin, Negro, Nereus, Penn and Penn were in dockyard hands.[13]

June, 1916

Nestor and Nomad have been removed, owing to their loss at Jutland. Ophelia has left to join the Fourteenth Destroyer Flotilla and Partridge has disappeared, to appear in the Fourteenth in July.

Gabriel joins as a flotilla leader, as well as new destroyers Negro, Paladin, Penn, Petard and Pigeon.

Strength is now a shared cruiser, a flotilla leader, fourteen destroyers and a shared depot ship.[14][15]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, shared w/ First Destroyer Flotilla
Champion
Flotilla Leader
Gabriel
Depot Ship, shared w/ First Destroyer Flotilla
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Moresby Narborough Negro Nepean Nereus Nerissa
Nicator Obdurate Onslow Paladin Pelican Penn
Petard Pigeon

This roster would apply until August, 1916.[16]

August, 1916

New destroyers Medway, Oracle, Pasley and Patrician have joined.

Strength is now a shared cruiser, a flotilla leader, eighteen destroyers and a shared depot ship.[17]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, shared w/ First Destroyer Flotilla
Champion
Flotilla Leader
Gabriel
Depot Ship, shared w/ First Destroyer Flotilla
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Negro Nepean Nereus
Nerissa Nicator Obdurate Onslow Oracle Paladin
Pasley Patrician Pelican Penn Petard Pigeon

This roster would apply until October.[18]

October, 1916

New destroyers Rival and Orpheus have joined. Partridge has gone to the Fourteenth Destroyer Flotilla.

Strength is now a shared cruiser, a flotilla leader, twenty destroyers and a shared depot ship.[19]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, shared w/ First Destroyer Flotilla
Champion
Flotilla Leader
Gabriel
Depot Ship, shared w/ First Destroyer Flotilla
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Negro Nepean Nereus
Nerissa Nicator Obdurate Onslow Oracle Orpheus
Paladin Pasley Patrician Pelican Penn Petard
Pigeon Rival

November, 1916

The new flotilla leader Hoste has joined. It appears that Champion and Woolwich are no longer helping out the First Destroyer Flotilla.

The new destroyers Norseman Oriana and Oriole have joined.

Strength is now a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, twenty-three destroyers and a depot ship.[20]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser
Champion
Flotilla Leader
Gabriel Hoste
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Negro Nepean Nereus
Nerissa Nicator Norseman Obdurate Onslow Oracle
Oriana Oriole Orpheus Paladin Pasley Patrician
Pelican Penn Petard Pigeon Rival

December, 1916

The new destroyers Octavia, Rosalind, Osiris, Oberon and Pylades have joined. Partridge has departed, to appear in the Fourteenth Destroyer Flotilla in January.

Strength is now a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, twenty-eight destroyers and a depot ship.[21]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser
Champion
Flotilla Leader
Gabriel Hoste
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Negro Nepean Nereus
Nerissa Nicator Norseman Obdurate Oberon Octavia
Onslow Oracle Oriana Oriole Orpheus Osiris
Paladin Pasley Patrician Pelican Penn Petard
Pigeon Pylades Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Rosalind

January, 1917

Hoste and Negro have been dropped, having collided together on 21 December.[22] Rosalind has left to join the Fifteenth Destroyer Flotilla.

Strength is now a cruiser, a flotilla leader, twenty-six destroyers and a depot ship.[23]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser
Champion
Flotilla Leader
Gabriel
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Nepean Nereus Nerissa
Nicator Norseman Obdurate Oberon Octavia Onslow
Oracle Oriana Oriole Orpheus Osiris Paladin
Pasley Patrician Pelican Penn Petard Pigeon
Pylades Rival

This roster applied until April.[24]

April, 1917

Oriole has been dropped from the Navy List, to reappear here in June.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, a flotilla leader, twenty-five destroyers and a depot ship.[25]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser
Champion
Flotilla Leader
Gabriel
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Nepean Nereus Nerissa
Nicator Norseman Obdurate Oberon Octavia Onslow
Oracle Oriana Orpheus Osiris Paladin Pasley
Patrician Pelican Penn Petard Pigeon Pylades
Rival

May, 1917

Champion again has a Captain (D) embarked.

Oberon has disappeared from the Navy List without explanation, but would reappear here in August. Meanwhile, the new destroyer Tarpon has joined.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, a flotilla leader, twenty-five destroyers and a depot ship.[26]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leader
Gabriel
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Nepean Nereus Nerissa
Nicator Norseman Obdurate Octavia Onslow Oracle
Oriana Orpheus Osiris Paladin Pasley Patrician
Pelican Penn Petard Pigeon Pylades Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Tarpon

June, 1917

Oriole has returned from two months in oblivion.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, a flotilla leader, twenty-six destroyers and a depot ship.[27]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leader
Gabriel
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Nepean Nereus Nerissa
Nicator Norseman Obdurate Octavia Onslow Oracle
Oriana Oriole Orpheus Osiris Paladin Pasley
Patrician Pelican Penn Petard Pigeon Pylades
Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Tarpon

July, 1917

New destroyers Telemachus, Tristram and Tower have joined, as has flotilla leader Valentine.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, twenty-nine destroyers and a depot ship.[28]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Nepean Nereus Nerissa
Nicator Norseman Obdurate Octavia Onslow Oracle
Oriana Oriole Orpheus Osiris Paladin Pasley
Patrician Pelican Penn Petard Pigeon Pylades
Rival
"R" class Destroyers
  Tarpon Telemachus Tristram Tower

August, 1917

Nicator has moved out to join the Northern Division of the Coast of Ireland Station.

Tarpon has been dropped from the List, not to reappear until March, 1918 with the Twentieth Destroyer Flotilla.

Oberon has returned and new destroyer Urchin has arrived.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, twenty-nine destroyers and a depot ship.[29][30]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Nepean Nereus Nerissa
Norseman Obdurate Oberon Octavia Onslow Oracle
Oriana Oriole Orpheus Osiris Paladin Pasley
Patrician Pelican Penn Petard Pigeon Pylades
Rival
"R" class Destroyers
  Telemachus Tristram Tower Urchin

September, 1917

Pelican has left, to join Second Destroyer Flotilla in October, as has Oracle, to join Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in December.

The new destroyers Umpire, Vanoc and Vimiera have joined.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, thirty destroyers and a depot ship.[31][32][33]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Moresby Narborough Nepean Nereus Nerissa
Norseman Obdurate Oberon Octavia Onslow Oriana
Oriole Orpheus Osiris Paladin Pasley Patrician
Penn Petard Pigeon Pylades Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Telemachus Tower Tristram Umpire Urchin
"V" class Destroyers
Vanoc Vimiera

October, 1917

Moresby has transferred to the Second Destroyer Flotilla and Oriole has to the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla.

Newly-completed destroyers Ursa, Ursula, Vanquisher, Vehement, Vendetta and Verdun have joined. Flotilla strength is a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, thirty-four destroyers and a depot ship.[34]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Narborough Nepean Nereus Nerissa Norseman
Obdurate Oberon Octavia Onslow Oriana Orpheus
Osiris Paladin Pasley Patrician Penn Petard
Pigeon Pylades Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Telemachus Tower Tristram Umpire Urchin Ursa
Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vanoc Vanquisher Vehement Vendetta Verdun Vimiera

November, 1917

Eight "M"s left in November. Nereus, Oberon, Onslow, Orpheus and Pasley have gone to the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla, and Narborough and Petard to the Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla, and Pigeon would make it down to the Second Destroyer Flotilla by December.

Newly-completed destroyers Ulster and Violent have joined.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, twenty-eight destroyers and a depot ship.[35]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Nepean Nerissa Norseman Obdurate Octavia
Oriana Osiris Paladin Patrician Penn Pylades
Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Telemachus Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin
Ursa Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vanoc Vanquisher Vehement Vendetta Verdun Vimiera
Violent

December, 1917

Newly-completed destroyers Vectis, Venturous. Verulam and Wakeful have joined.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, thirty-two destroyers and a depot ship.[36]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Nepean Nerissa Norseman Obdurate Octavia
Oriana Osiris Paladin Patrician Penn Pylades
Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Telemachus Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin
Ursa Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vanoc Vanquisher Vectis Vehement Vendetta Venturous
  Verdun Verulam Vimiera Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful

January, 1918

Newly-completed destroyer Venetia joined.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, thirty-three destroyers and a depot ship.[37]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Nepean Nerissa Norseman Obdurate Octavia
Oriana Osiris Paladin Patrician Penn Pylades
Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Telemachus Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin
Ursa Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vanoc Vanquisher Vectis Vehement Vendetta Venetia
Venturous Verdun Verulam Vimiera Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful

February, 1918

"M" class destroyers Norseman, Octavia, Paladin, Patrician, Penn and Pylades transferred to the Fourteenth Destroyer Flotilla as newly-completed destroyers Vega, Vesper and Viceroy joined.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, thirty destroyers and a depot ship.[38]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Medway Nepean Nerissa Obdurate Oriana Osiris
Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Telemachus Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin
Ursa Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vanoc Vanquisher Vectis Vega Vehement Vendetta
Venetia Venturous Verdun Verulam Vesper Viceroy
Vimiera Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful

March, 1918

The flotilla is now expressly attached to the Battle Cruiser Force.

Osiris has gone to the Fourteenth Destroyer Flotilla in exchange for the Patrician while Medway has gone to the Third Destroyer Flotilla.

Venturous and Telemachus have gone to the Twentieth Destroyer Flotilla, part of the East Coast Forces and the new destroyer Winchelsea has joined.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, twenty-eight destroyers and a depot ship.[39]

Attached to the Battle Cruiser Force
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Nepean Nerissa Obdurate Oriana Patrician Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin Ursa
Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vanoc Vanquisher Vectis Vega Vehement Vendetta
Venetia Verdun Verulam Vesper Viceroy Vimiera
Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful Winchelsea

April, 1918

Valkyrie has joined in a paid off condition, coming from the Tenth Destroyer Flotilla. She would remain paid off until July.

Nepean, Nerissa and Obdurate left to join Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in Devonport as Osiris, Paladin and Penn transferred back in from the Fourteenth Destroyer Flotilla.

Flotilla strength is a cruiser, three flotilla leaders, twenty-eight destroyers and a depot ship.[40][41]

Attached to the Battle Cruiser Force
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine Valkyrie*
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Oriana Osiris Paladin Patrician Penn Rival
"R" class Destroyers
Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin Ursa
Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vanoc Vanquisher Vectis Vega Vehement Vendetta
Venetia Verdun Verulam Vesper Viceroy Vimiera
Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful Winchelsea

May, 1918

Oriana and Rival left to join Fourth Destroyer Flotilla and Osiris, Paladin, Penn went to the Fourteenth Destroyer Flotilla.

Balancing these losses, the new destroyers Vidette, Wessex, Westcott, Westminster and Wolfhound joined.

Flotilla strength was a cruiser, three flotilla leaders, twenty-eight destroyers and a depot ship.[42]

Attached to the Battle Cruiser Force
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine Valkyrie*
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Patrician
"R" class Destroyers
Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin Ursa
Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vanoc Vanquisher Vectis Vega Vehement Vendetta
Venetia Verdun Verulam Vesper Viceroy Vidette
Vimiera Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful Wessex Westcott Westminster Winchelsea Wolfhound

June, 1918

Osiris and Paladin returned from a single month with the Fourteenth Destroyer Flotilla as Vanoc, Vanquisher and Vehement departed to join the fast division of the Twentieth Destroyer Flotilla

Flotilla strength was a cruiser, three flotilla leaders, twenty-seven destroyers and a depot ship.[43]

Attached to the Battle Cruiser Force
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Gabriel Valentine Valkyrie*
Depot Ship
Woolwich
"M" class Destroyers
Osiris* Paladin Patrician
"R" class Destroyers
Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin Ursa
Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vectis Vega Vendetta Venetia Verdun Verulam
Vesper Viceroy Vidette Vimiera Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful Wessex Westcott Westminster Winchelsea Wolfhound

A flotilla torpedo attack exercise conducted on the 22nd suggests that the flotilla was organized in many divisions, as the Second a Seventh Divisions attacked the British battle cruisers Tiger, Lion and Princess Royal as Tiger conducted a special firing exercise against squadron mates Repulse and Renown. Champion, then stationed off Lion's port bow at 29,000 yards, hoisted "AU 1" to order the attack against Tiger. The meaning of the signal "AU #" is not explained, but perhaps is the same as the "BE #" orders outlined in the Grand Fleet Battle Orders, H.F. 0034/39 — an attack by all four divisions, approaching in two groups, each of two divisions with a gap separating their divisions. In this case, there were eight destroyers, and their torpedoes were fired from 10,000 yards when the enemy formation was inclined 142 degrees to the left. Tiger suffered one certain hit, and she and Lion also suffered a probable hit despite having turned four points away during the time of flight. The torpedoes achieved an overrun of 6,000 yards — a turn of fully 7.5 points away at the time of firing would have been necessary to outrun the torpedoes.[44][45]

July, 1918

Valkyrie is no longer paid off, but Gabriel left to lead the slow division of the Twentieth Destroyer Flotilla.

The new destroyer Woolston has joined.

Shockingly, Woolwich has left to work with the Third Destroyer Flotilla and the Thirteenth's destroyers are now all tenders to Columbine.

Flotilla strength was a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, twenty-eight destroyers.[46]

Attached to the Battle Cruiser Force
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Valentine Valkyrie
"M" class Destroyers
Osiris Paladin Patrician
"R" class Destroyers
Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin Ursa
Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vectis Vega Vendetta Venetia Verdun Verulam
Vesper Viceroy Vidette Vimiera Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful Wessex Westcott Westminster Winchelsea Wolfhound
Woolston

August, 1918

Osiris and Paladin have transferred to the Fourteenth Destroyer Flotilla.

The new destroyers Walpole and Windsor have arrived, and Wessex is paid off.

The Thirteenth's destroyers remain tenders to Columbine.

Flotilla strength was a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, and twenty-eight destroyers.[47]

Attached to the Battle Cruiser Force
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Valentine Valkyrie
"M" class Destroyers
Patrician
"R" class Destroyers
Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin Ursa
Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vectis Vega Vendetta Venetia Verdun Verulam
Vesper Viceroy Vidette Vimiera Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful Walpole Wessex* Westcott Westminster Winchelsea
Windsor Wolfhound Woolston

This roster would apply until some time between September and November.[48]

Another more detailed source shows that the flotilla would be organized as follows while operating with the Battle Cruiser Force[49]

November, 1918

Patrician has left to join the Fifteenth Destroyer Flotilla and the new destroyer Whitley is slated to arrive "shortly".

The Thirteenth's destroyers remain tenders to Columbine.

Flotilla strength was a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, and twenty-eight destroyers.[50]

Attached to the Battle Cruiser Force
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Valentine Valkyrie
"R" class Destroyers
Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin Ursa
Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vectis Vega Vendetta Venetia Verdun Verulam
Vesper Viceroy Vidette Vimiera Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful Walpole Wessex Westcott Westminster Whitley*
  Winchelsea Windsor Wolfhound Woolston

December, 1918

Whitley has arrived.

The Thirteenth's destroyers remain tenders to Columbine.

Flotilla strength was a cruiser, two flotilla leaders, and twenty-eight destroyers.[51]

Attached to the Grand Fleet
Flotilla Cruiser, Captain (D)
Champion
Flotilla Leaders
Valentine Valkyrie
"R" class Destroyers
Tower Tristram Ulster Umpire Urchin Ursa
Ursula
"V" class Destroyers
Vectis Vega Vendetta Venetia Verdun Verulam
Vesper Viceroy Vidette Vimiera Violent
"W" class Destroyers
Wakeful Walpole Wessex Westcott Westminster Whitley
  Winchelsea Windsor Wolfhound Woolston

After so many months of constant change, this roster lasted until March, 1919.[52]

March, 1919

The massive post-war reorganization of the destroyer flotillas eradicated the Thirteenth and sent its assets to various new purposes.[53][54]

Flotilla is Dis-established

Champion has been relegated to "Miscellaneous" status in port, and in April would wind up in Rosyth.

Fifth Destroyer Flotilla would grab the the seven "R" class destroyers.

The new Second Destroyer Flotilla has taken up flotilla leader Valentine as well as destroyers Vectis, Vega, Venetia, Verulam, Vesper, Vidette, Vimiera, Violent, Walpole Wessex, Westcott, Westminster, Winchelsea, Windsor and Wolfhound.

Third Destroyer Flotilla has snared flotilla leader Valkyrie and destroyers Vendetta, Verdun, Viceroy, Wakeful, Whitley and Woolston.

Drill and Practice

In 1916, sixty-six test runs of the flotilla's 21-in Mark II torpedos in the first half of that year proved 77% probable to endanger the enemy.[55]

Footnotes

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  2. Farie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89. f. 154.
  3. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. p. 46.
  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. (December, 1918). p. 756.
  7. Dutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 258.
  8. Dutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 258.
  9. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (April, 1916). p. 12.
  10. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (May, 1916). p. 12.
  11. Naval Operations. Volume III. p. 430.
  12. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. p. 46.
  13. Naval Operations. Volume III. p. 430.
  14. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (June, 1916). p. 12.
  15. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1916). p. 12.
  16. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1916). p. 12 and Supplements through August.
  17. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (August, 1916). p. 12.
  18. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (September, 1916). p. 12 and October's Supplement.
  19. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 12.
  20. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1916). p. 12.
  21. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 12.
  22. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 69.
  23. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (January, 1917). p. 12.
  24. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1917). p. 12 and Supplements through April.
  25. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (April, 1917). p. 12.
  26. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (May, 1917). p. 12.
  27. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (June, 1917). p. 12.
  28. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1917). p. 12.
  29. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (August, 1917). pp. 12, 17.
  30. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1918). p. 15.
  31. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (September, 1917). p. 12.
  32. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 14.
  33. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1917). p. 14.
  34. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 12, 14, 17.
  35. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1917). pp. 12, 14.
  36. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1917). p. 12.
  37. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (January, 1918). p. 12.
  38. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (February, 1918). p. 12.
  39. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1918). pp. 12, 15.
  40. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (April, 1918). pp. 12, 17.
  41. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1918). pp. 12, 13.
  42. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (May, 1918). pp. 12, 17.
  43. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (June, 1918). pp. 12, 15.
  44. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1918. p. 231, Plate 155.
  45. Golding. Grand Fleet Battle Orders. Destroyer Addendum & Destroyer Diagrams.
  46. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1918). pp. 12, 15.
  47. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (August, 1918). p. 12.
  48. No Supplements were found for September or October.
  49. Battlecruiser Force Signal Orders, The National Archives. ADM 137/2135.
  50. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1918). p. 12.
  51. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 12.
  52. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 12 and Supplements through March.
  53. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1919). pp. 11, 17.
  54. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (April, 1919). pp. 12, 20.
  55. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1916. p. 87.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.

See Also


British Destroyer Flotillas
First | Second | Third | Fourth | Fifth | Sixth | Seventh | Eighth | Ninth | Tenth
Eleventh | Twelfth | Thirteenth | Fourteenth | Fifteenth | Seventeenth | Nineteenth
Twentieth | Twenty-first
Local Defence Flotillas
Clyde | Devonport | Devonport & Falmouth | Falmouth | Firth of Forth | Gibraltar
Liverpool | Mersey | Newhaven | Nore | North Channel | Milford & Pembroke | Pembroke
Portland | Portsmouth | Queenstown