H.M.S. Cheltenham (1916)

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H.M.S. Cheltenham (1916)
Admiralty Pendant Number: 884[1]
Pendant Number: T.54 (Sep 1918)[2]
Builder: Ardrossan Dry Dock Company[3]
Ordered: Oct 1915[4]
Launched: 12 Apr, 1916[5]
Sold: 7 Oct, 1927[6]
H.M.S. Cheltenham was one of thirty-two Ascot Class paddle minesweepers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

She paid off on 9 February, 1920 in the charge of a C. & M. Party at The Nore.[7]

In January, 1921, she was one of six paddle minesweepers allocated to the Central Reserve of Minesweepers, along with thirty-four twin screw minesweepers, all under C. & M. parties.[8]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111. See this note for more info.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 225.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 707.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 745.
  10. Donne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/88. f. 88.
  11. Donne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/88. f. 88.

Bibliography


Ascot Class Paddle Minesweeper
1915 Design
Ascot Atherstone Chelmsford Chepstow Croxton
Doncaster Eglinton Epsom Eridge Gatwick
Kempton Lingfield Ludlow Melton Newbury
Plumpton Pontefract Cheltenham Goodwood Haldon
  Hurst Redcar Sandown Totnes  
Enlarged, 1917 Design
  Banbury Harpenden Hexham Lanark  
  Lewes Shincliffe Shirley Wetherby  
  Minesweepers (UK) Hunt Class –>