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'''H.M.S. ''Druid''''' was one of 29 destroyers of the [[Acheron Class Destroyer (1910)|Acheron class]].
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'''H.M.S. ''Druid''''' was one of 29 destroyers of the [[Acheron Class Destroyer (1910)|''Acheron'' class]].
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==Radio==
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She was one of 18 [[Acheron Class Destroyer (1910)|''Acheron'' class destroyers]] fitted with W/T in 1912, becoming one of 123 destroyers so far fitted with [[British Wireless Systems#Destroyer Set|Destroyer Sets]].{{ARTS1912|Wireless Appendix, p. 6}}
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==Service==
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In mid-1913, ''Druid'' was serving with the {{UK-DF|1}}.{{NLJul13|p. 303}}
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''Druid'' left [[Port Said]] for Malta on 7 July 1919.<ref>"Naval Appointments."  ''The Times'' (London, England), Saturday, Jul 12, 1919; pg. 17; Issue 42150.</ref>  On 25 July, she left Devonport for Portsmouth.<ref>"Naval Appointments."  ''The Times'' (London, England), Monday, Jul 28, 1919; pg. 23; Issue 42163.</ref>
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Reduced to C. & M. Party at Portsmouth 5 August, 1919.{{NLJan21|p. 762}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Richard Orlando Beaconsfield Bridgeman|nick=The Hon. Richard O. B. Bridgeman|appt=28 March, 1912{{NLFeb14|p. 305}}|end=11 March, 1914|precBy=New Command}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Edmond Julius Gordon Mackinnon|nick=Edmond J. G. Mackinnon|appt=11 March, 1914{{NLJan15|p. 307}}|end=6 January, 1915<ref>Mackinnon Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/228.|D7603480}} f. 232.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Roger Vincent Alison|nick=Roger V. Alison|appt=6 January, 1915<ref>Alison Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/49/217.|D7604315}} f. ?.</ref>{{NLOct15|p. 393''n''}}|end=March, 1916<ref>Alison Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/49/217.|D7604315}} f. ?.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=John Palmer Landon|nick=John P. Landon|appt=April, 1916{{NLOct16|p. 393''t''}}|end=5 November, 1916}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Thomas Charles Carpenter Bolster|nick=Thomas C. C. Bolster|appt=30 November, 1916|end=22 June, 1917}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LiCRN}}|name=Frederick Hew George Dalrymple-Hamilton|nick=Frederick H. G. Dalrymple-Hamilton|appt=22 June, 1917{{NLNov17|p. 393''f''}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LieutRN}} in Command|name=Norman Boyd Fleming Peploe|nick=Norman B. F. Peploe|appt=1 March, 1918{{NLJul19|p. 780}}|end=July, 1919}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Eric Harding Ward|nick=Eric H. Ward|appt=14 July, 1919{{NLSep19|p. 780}}<ref>"Naval Appointments."  ''The Times'' (London, England), Friday, Aug 01, 1919; pg. 18; Issue 42167.</ref>|end=8 August, 1919|note=temporary}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Eric Harding Ward|nick=Eric H. Ward|appt=14 August, 1919|end=1919|note=for passage to Rosyth}}
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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Latest revision as of 10:48, 7 April 2018

H.M.S. Druid (1911)
Pendant Number: H.33 (1914)
H.30 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: William Denny & Brothers[2]
Ordered: 1910-11 Programme[3]
Launched: 4 Dec, 1911[4]
Completed: Apr, 1912[5]
Sold: 9 May, 1921[6]

H.M.S. Druid was one of 29 destroyers of the Acheron class.

Radio

She was one of 18 Acheron class destroyers fitted with W/T in 1912, becoming one of 123 destroyers so far fitted with Destroyer Sets.[7]

Service

In mid-1913, Druid was serving with the First Destroyer Flotilla.[8]

Druid left Port Said for Malta on 7 July 1919.[9] On 25 July, she left Devonport for Portsmouth.[10]

Reduced to C. & M. Party at Portsmouth 5 August, 1919.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 75.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 306.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  7. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1912. Wireless Appendix, p. 6.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 303.
  9. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 12, 1919; pg. 17; Issue 42150.
  10. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jul 28, 1919; pg. 23; Issue 42163.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 762.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1914). p. 305.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 307.
  14. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  15. Alison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/217. f. ?.
  16. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393n.
  17. Alison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/217. f. ?.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 393t.
  19. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393f.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 780.
  21. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 780.
  22. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Friday, Aug 01, 1919; pg. 18; Issue 42167.

Bibliography


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