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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Hubert Searle Cardale|nick=Hubert S. Cardale|appt=16 July, 1917<ref>Cardale Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/57.|D7602845}} f. 65.</ref>|end=25 November, 1917<ref>Cardale Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/57.|D7602845}} f. 65.</ref>|as=Captain of H.M.S. ''Artois''}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Hubert Searle Cardale|nick=Hubert S. Cardale|appt=16 July, 1917<ref>Cardale Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/57.|D7602845}} f. 65.</ref>|end=25 November, 1917<ref>Cardale Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/57.|D7602845}} f. 65.</ref>|as=Captain of H.M.S. ''Artois''}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Acting {{CaptRN}}|name=Vernon Stanhope Rashleigh|nick=Vernon S. Rashleigh|appt=25 November, 1917|end=27 February, 1919|as=Captain of H.M.S. ''Artois''}}
 
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Revision as of 17:51, 9 March 2020

H.M.S. Digby (1912)
Pendant Number: M.83
MI.55 (Jan 1918)
MI.33[1]
Launched: 28 Dec, 1912[2]
Completed: Apr, 1913[3]
Commissioned: 22 Nov, 1914[4]
Decommissioned: 6 Jan, 1919[5]
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H.M.S. Digby was a commercial liner converted for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser in the Royal Navy. She was renamed H.M.S. Artois in November, 1915.[6]

Service

Commissioned on 22 November[7] or in December, 1914.[8]

Armament

She was armed with:[9]

  • five 6-in guns
  • two 6-pdrs

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  2. naval-history.net.
  3. naval-history.net.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401i.
  9. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401i.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401j.
  12. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  13. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.

Bibliography

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