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Commissioned in mid-1905 as the first command of Lieutenant [[Walter Lingen Allen]], ''Kale'' joined the Devonport Reserve.  She and ten other "Rivers" followed the {{UK-Skirmisher|f=tp}} from Plymouth on 21 August for a practice cruise along the Devon and Cornish coasts.{{NMI|Tuesday, August 22, 1905, Issue 37792, p.9}}
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Latest revision as of 10:12, 4 November 2019

H.M.S. Kale (1904)
Pendant Number: N.45 (1914)
D.23 (Sep 1915)
D.47 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Company[2]
Ordered: 1903-04 Programme[3]
Laid down: 16 Feb, 1904[4]
Launched: 8 Nov, 1904[5]
Commissioned: Aug, 1905[6]
Mined: 27 Mar, 1918[7]
Fate: in North Sea

H.M.S. Kale was one of 36 destroyers of the "River" class.

Service

Commissioned in mid-1905 as the first command of Lieutenant Walter Lingen Allen, Kale joined the Devonport Reserve. She and ten other "Rivers" followed the scout cruiser H.M.S. Skirmisher from Plymouth on 21 August for a practice cruise along the Devon and Cornish coasts.[8]

In mid-1913, she was serving in the Ninth Destroyer Flotilla.[9]

Kale, along with forty men, was lost to a British mine in the North Sea on 27 March, 1918.[10]

Radio

In 1909, she became one of forty-three destroyers so far fitted with Destroyer Sets.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 59.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 59.
  8. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, August 22, 1905, Issue 37792, p.9.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 335.
  10. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 479.
  11. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1909. Wireless Appendix, p. 25.
  12. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 280.
  13. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 280.
  14. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 335.
  15. Gregory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/53. f. 61.
  16. Gregory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/53. f. 61.
  17. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  18. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  19. Fox Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 320.
  20. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 335.
  21. Fox Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 320.
  22. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  23. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  24. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 335.
  25. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  26. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  27. Lecky Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/54. f. 54.
  28. Lecky Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/54. f. 54.
  29. Scarlett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/143. f. ?.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 335.
  31. Scarlett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/143. f. ?.
  32. Cumberlege Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/297. f. 334.
  33. Cumberlege Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/297. f. 334.
  34. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 335.
  35. Curtis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/262. f. 262.
  36. Curtis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/262. f. 262.
  37. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395f.
  38. Curtis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/262. f. 262.
  39. Curtis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/262. f. 262.
  40. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395o-p.
  41. Haire-Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. ?.
  42. Denison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/456. f. 526.
  43. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 394v.
  44. Denison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/456. f. 526.

Bibliography


River Class Destroyer
Erne Ettrick Exe Ribble Teviot
Usk Derwent Eden Foyle Itchen
Kennet Jed Welland Cherwell Dee
Arun Blackwater Waveney Chelmer Colne
Gala Garry Ness Nith Swale
Ure Wear Liffey Moy Ouse
  Boyne Doon Kale  
  Rother Stour Test  
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