H.M.S. Cambrian (1916)

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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]

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.[8]

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 Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 749.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 749.
  11. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 739.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. No date given, but corroborated in Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  15. Birkett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 518.
  16. Birkett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 518.
  17. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  18. Day of month from predecessor. Birkett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 518.
  19. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  20. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  21. Coleridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91. f. 160.
  22. Coleridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91. f. 160.
  23. Dobson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 9.
  24. 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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