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|align="center" colspan="2"|'''H.M.S. ''Cambrian'''''
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|builder=[[Pembroke Royal Dockyard]]{{Conways1906|p. 59}}
|A3 (1914)<br>25 (Jan 1918)<br>30 (Apr 1918)<ref>Dittmar; Colledge.  ''British Warships: 1914-1919''. p. 48.</ref>
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'''H.M.S. ''Cambrian''''' was one of four [[Cambrian Class Cruiser (1915)|''Cambrian'' class]] light cruisers completed in 1915 and 1916.
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==Service==
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She commissioned at Rosyth on 10 May, 1919.{{NLJan21|p. 739}}
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''Cambrian'' paid off into dockyard control on 12 June, 1924.{{NLApr25|p. 221}}
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She re-commissioned at Chatham on 17 August, 1926 for service with the {{UK-CS|2}} in the Atlantic Fleet.{{NLJul27|p. 221}}
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Re-commissioned at Chatham on 31 December, 1928 for duty with the {{UK-CS|2}} in the Atlantic Fleet.{{NLFeb29|p. 221}}
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She was re-commissioned at Chatham on 18 March, 1931.{{NLJan33|p. 219}}
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Paid off into Dockyard Control at Sheerness on 14 July, 1933.{{NLJul34|p. 220}}
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In 1934, her bell was offered for sale to naval officers and others who might be interested, at the price of £5.  Interested parties were to write the Director of Stores and were urged to include any special information which might convey the importance they attach to the bell, in light of the Admiralty's understanding that such items carry great sentimental value.{{ToL|Ships' Bells for Sale|Wednesday, Apr 18, 1934; pg. 4; Issue 46731}}
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==Alterations==
 
==Alterations==
''Cambrian'' was fitted with a director in May, 1918.  This alteration required her pole mast to be replaced with a tripod mast for greater rigidity.<ref>''The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in H.M. Ships, 1919''.  pp. 11-12.</ref>
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''Cambrian'' was fitted with a director in May, 1918.  This alteration required her pole mast to be replaced with a tripod mast for greater rigidity.{{FCHMShips|pp. 11-12}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
Those captains who have an article established are also listed [[:Category:Captains of {{PAGENAME}}|here]].<br>Dates of appointment are provided when known.
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Dates of appointment are provided when known.
*{{CaptRN}} [[Charles Andrew Fountaine|Charles A. Fountaine]], 17 July, 1916.<ref>''The Navy List'' (December, 1918).  p. 749.</ref>
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Charles Andrew Fountaine|nick=Charles A. Fountaine|appt=17 July, 1916{{NLDec18|p. 749}}|end=18 December, 1918|precBy=New Command}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Lockhart Leith|nick=Lockhart Leith|appt=19 December, 1918{{NLFeb19|p. 749}}|end=13 March, 1919}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Gerard Aylmer Wells|nick=Gerard A. Wells|appt=20 March, 1919{{NLDec20|p. 739}}|end=February, 1921}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=James Denham Douglas Stewart|nick=James D. D. Stewart|appt=c. February, 1921<ref>Stewart Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/136.|D7602922}} f. 151.</ref>|end=August, 1922<ref>Stewart Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/136.|D7602922}} f. 151.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Malcolm Lennon Goldsmith|nick=Malcolm L. Goldsmith|appt=9 August, 1922{{NLJan23|p. 732}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Frederic Archibald Hunter Russel|nick=Frederic A. H. Russel|appt=11 March, 1926<ref>Russel Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/49/75.|D7604174}} f. 40.</ref>|end=17 August, 1926<ref>Russel Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/49/75.|D7604174}} f. 40.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Arthur Evans|nick=Arthur Evans|appt=30 June, 1926<ref>Evans Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/28.|D7604783}} f. 31.</ref>|end=22 July, 1926<ref>Evans Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/28.|D7604783}} f. 31.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Miles Brock Birkett|nick=Miles B. Birkett|appt=17 August, 1926{{NLJul27|p. 221}}<ref>Birkett Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/48.|}} f. 518.</ref>|end=15 December, 1927<ref>Birkett Service Record{{TNA|ADM 196/48.|}} f. 518.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Richard Hayden Owen Lane-Poole|nick=Richard H. O. Lane-Poole|appt=15 December, 1927{{NLFeb29|p. 221}}|ass=15 December, 1927|end=9 December, 1929}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Salisbury Hamilton Simpson|nick=Salisbury H. Simpson|appt=10 December, 1929<ref>Simpson Service Records.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49.|D7604377}} f. 151.</ref>|end=11 June, 1930<ref>Simpson Service Records.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49.|D7604377}} f. 151.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=John Graham Bower|nick=John G. Bower|appt=11 June, 1930<ref>Bower Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/50/99.|D7604511}} f. 222.</ref>|end=14 August, 1930<ref>Bower Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/50/99.|D7604511}} f. 222.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Cecil Nugent Reyne|nick=Cecil N. Reyne|appt=c. August 1930<ref>Reyne Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.|}} f. 98.</ref>|end=27 June, 1931<ref>Reyne Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.|}} f. 98.</ref>|note=and as Senior Officer, Reserve Fleet, Nore}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Guy Lushington Coleridge|nick=Guy L. Coleridge|appt=27 June, 1931<ref>Coleridge Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/91.|}} f. 160.</ref>|end=17 October, 1931<ref>Coleridge Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/91.|}} f. 160.</ref>|note=and as Senior Officer, Reserve Fleet, Nore}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Claude Congreve Dobson|nick=Claude C. Dobson|appt=17 October, 1931{{NLJan33|p. 219}}<ref>Dobson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50.|}} f. 9.</ref>|end=14 July, 1933<ref>Dobson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50.|}} f. 9.</ref>|note=and as Senior Officer, Reserve Fleet, Nore}}
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Cambrian_(1916) Wikipedia]
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* [http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-06-HMS_Cambrian.htm Transcribed Ship Logs at naval-history.net]
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{{WP|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Cambrian_(1916)}}
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==Footnotes==
 
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==Bibliography==
 
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Latest revision as of 08:52, 29 August 2018

H.M.S. Cambrian (1916)
Pendant Number: A3 (1914)
25 (Jan 1918)
30 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[2]
Laid down: 8 Dec, 1914[3]
Launched: 3 Mar, 1916[4]
Commissioned: May, 1916[5]
Sold: Jul, 1934[6]
Fate: Broken up

H.M.S. Cambrian was one of four Cambrian class light cruisers completed in 1915 and 1916.

Service

She commissioned at Rosyth on 10 May, 1919.[7]

Cambrian paid off into dockyard control on 12 June, 1924.[8]

She re-commissioned at Chatham on 17 August, 1926 for service with the Second Cruiser Squadron in the Atlantic Fleet.[9]

Re-commissioned at Chatham on 31 December, 1928 for duty with the Second Cruiser Squadron in the Atlantic Fleet.[10]

She was re-commissioned at Chatham on 18 March, 1931.[11]

Paid off into Dockyard Control at Sheerness on 14 July, 1933.[12]

In 1934, her bell was offered for sale to naval officers and others who might be interested, at the price of £5. Interested parties were to write the Director of Stores and were urged to include any special information which might convey the importance they attach to the bell, in light of the Admiralty's understanding that such items carry great sentimental value.[13]

Alterations

Cambrian was fitted with a director in May, 1918. This alteration required her pole mast to be replaced with a tripod mast for greater rigidity.[14]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 48.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 59.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 59.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 59.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 59.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 59.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 739.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 221.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 221.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 221.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 219.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 220.
  13. "Ships' Bells for Sale." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Apr 18, 1934; pg. 4; Issue 46731.
  14. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 749.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 749.
  17. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 739.
  18. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/136. f. 151.
  19. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/136. f. 151.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 732.
  21. Russel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/75. f. 40.
  22. Russel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/75. f. 40.
  23. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/28. f. 31.
  24. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/28. f. 31.
  25. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 221.
  26. Birkett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 518.
  27. Birkett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 518.
  28. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 221.
  29. Simpson Service Records. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 151.
  30. Simpson Service Records. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 151.
  31. Bower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/99. f. 222.
  32. Bower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/99. f. 222.
  33. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  34. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  35. Coleridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91. f. 160.
  36. Coleridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91. f. 160.
  37. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 219.
  38. Dobson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 9.
  39. Dobson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 9.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
  • Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
  • Admiralty, Gunnery Branch (1918). Handbook of Captain F. C. Dreyer's Fire Control Tables, 1918. C.B. 1456. Copy No. 10 at Admiralty Library, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
  • Admiralty, Technical History Section (1919). The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in H.M. Ships. Vol. 3, Part 23. C.B. 1515 (23) now O.U. 6171/14. At The National Archives. ADM 275/19.


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