H.M.S. Antelope (1929)

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H.M.S. Antelope (1929)
Pendant Number: H36
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Company
Laid down: 11 Jul, 1928
Launched: 27 Jul, 1929
Commissioned: 20 Feb, 1930
Sold: 28 Jan, 1946
H.M.S. Antelope was one of eleven "A" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Antelope was re-commissioned at Malta on 31 May, 1931 for service with the Third Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[1]

Lt. Cdr. John Agnew Giffard re-commissioned her at Portsmouth on 19 October, 1932 for continued service with 3 D.F. in the Mediterranean.[2]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 23 July, 1935 for continued service with 3 D.F. in the Mediterranean.[3]

Antelope was re-commissioned at Malta on 27 March, 1937 for service with the Portsmouth Local Destroyer Flotilla.[4]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 216.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 215.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 215.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 215.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 216.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 215.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 215.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 215.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 215.


"A" and "B" Class Destroyer
"A" Class Leader
  Codrington  
Destroyers
  Acasta Achates Active Antelope  
  Anthony Ardent Arrow Acheron  
Canadian Destroyers
  Saguenay Skeena  
"B" Class Leader
  Keith  
Destroyers
  Basilisk Beagle Blanche Boadicea  
  Boreas Brazen Brilliant Bulldog  
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