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Revision as of 17:10, 28 May 2020

The Eighteenth Fleet Sweeping Flotilla was a formation of fleet minesweepers of the Royal Navy that operated out of Devonport late in the war.

History

c. August, 1918

The formation is based in Devonport. This roster would apply until some time between August and 1 November, 1918.[1]

Operating from Devonport
Paddle Minesweepers
Bootle Craigie Sutton Fareham

1 November, 1918 –

The formation is based in Devonport, and has swapped out its four twin-screw ships for paddle sweepers. In late 1918, it was temporarily detached to Granton.[2]

Operating from Devonport
Paddle Minesweepers
Eglinton Gatwick Melton Pontefract

Senior Officers

Footnotes

  1. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (August, 1918). p. 17 and November's edition. Others were unavailable to us.
  2. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 17 and Supplements through ....
  3. Nichols Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/224. f. 223.
  4. Nichols Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/224. f. 223.
  5. Nichols Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/224. f. 223.

Bibliography

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

See Also



British Minesweeping Formations
Fleet Sweeping Flotillas (Great War)
First | Second | Third | Sixth | Seventh | Eighth | Ninth | Tenth
Eleventh | Twelfth | Thirteenth | Fifteenth | Sixteenth | Eighteenth | Nineteenth
Twentieth | Twenty-first | Twenty-second | Twenty-third | Twenty-fourth
Minesweeping Flotillas (World War II)
First | Second | Third | Fourth | Fifth | Sixth