H.M.S. Pasley (1916)

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H.M.S. Pasley (1916)
Pendant Number: G.54 (Sep 1915)
F.22 (Jan 1917)
D.42 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Ordered: Feb 1915[3]
Launched: 15 Apr, 1916[4]
Completed: Jul, 1916[5]
Sold:

H.M.S. Pasley was one of one hundred and three destroyers of the "M" class built for the Royal Navy during the Great War.

Service

In August, 1916, Pasley joined the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla.[6]

On 19 August, she, Negro and Pelican assisted the torpedoed sloop Falmouth by taking her under tow.[7]

In November 1917, she was one of eight "M"s evicted from the Thirteenth, being sent directly to the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla where she was under the command of the Commander-in-Chief, Devonport.[8]

She was reduced to C. & M. Party at Devonport on 21 October, 1919.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Alterations

In 1916, she was one of sixteen light cruisers and destroyers to trial a Wise Pressure Telegraphy System Type B for torpedo control.[18]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 67.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 79.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 67.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 79.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 309.
  6. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (August, 1916). p. 12.
  7. Naval Operations. Vol. IV. p. 45.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1917). pp. 12, 14.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 823-4.
  10. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 396h.
  11. Ramsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 327.
  12. Ramsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 327.
  13. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 862.
  14. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144. f. 56.
  15. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144. f. 56.
  16. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 861.
  17. The Navy List. (October, 1919). p. 861.
  18. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1916. p. 30.

Bibliography


"M" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design (Three Funnels)
Matchless Murray Myngs Milne Moorsom
Morris Mons Marne Mystic Maenad
Manners Mandate Magic Moresby Marmion
Martial Mary Rose Menace Mameluke Marvel
Mischief Mindful Nonsuch Negro Nessus
Noble Nizam Nomad Nonpareil Norman
Northesk North Star Nugent Obedient Obdurate
Onslaught Onslow Opal Ophelia Opportune
Oracle Orestes Orford Orpheus Octavia
Ossory Nestor Napier Narborough Narwhal
Nicator Norseman Oberon Observer Offa
Orcadia Oriana Oriole Osiris Paladin
Parthian Partridge Pasley Plucky Portia
Pheasant Phoebe Pigeon Plover Penn
Peregrine Pelican Pellew Petard Peyton
  Prince Pylades Medina Medway  
Thornycroft Specials (Three Funnels)
Mastiff Meteor Michael Milbrook Minion
Munster Nepean Nereus Patrician Patriot
  Rapid Ready  
Yarrow Specials (Two Funnels)
Miranda Minos Manly Moon Morning Star
Mounsey Musketeer Nerissa Relentless Rival
Hawthorn Leslie Specials (Four Funnels)
  Mansfield Mentor  
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