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|launch=26 Jan, 1918{{Conways1906|p. 62}}
 
|launch=26 Jan, 1918{{Conways1906|p. 62}}
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|builder=[[Armstrong, Whitworth & Company]]{{Conways1906|p. 62}}
 
|laid=11 Dec, 1916{{Conways1906|p. 62}}
 
|laid=11 Dec, 1916{{Conways1906|p. 62}}
 
|fate=Sold
 
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She re-commissoned at Chatham on 5 January, 1923 for service with the {{UK-CS|1}} in the Mediterranean.{{NLApr25|p. 230}}
 
She re-commissoned at Chatham on 5 January, 1923 for service with the {{UK-CS|1}} in the Mediterranean.{{NLApr25|p. 230}}
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Re-commissioned at Chatham on 10 September, 1925 for service with the {{UK-CS|1}}, this time on the [[China Station]].{{NLJul27|p. 230}}
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Re-commissioned at Chatham on 17 April, 1928 for service with the {{UK-CS|1}} in the Mediterranean.{{NLFeb29|p. 230}}
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''Danae'' was re-commissioned at Devonport on 6 August, 1930 under the command of [[Eric Ritchie Bent]] for service with the {{UK-CS|8}} on the [[America and West Indies Station]],{{NLJul31|p. 229}} remaining so employed until at least early 1933.{{NLJan33|p. 229}}
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Commissioned at Portsmouth on 25 August, 1936.{{NLJul37|p. 228}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Francis Murray Austin|nick=Francis M. Austin|appt=28 August, 1923<ref>Austin Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.}} f. 78.</ref>|end=March, 1925<ref>Austin Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.}} f. 78.</ref>|note=invalided out}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Francis Murray Austin|nick=Francis M. Austin|appt=28 August, 1923<ref>Austin Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.}} f. 78.</ref>|end=March, 1925<ref>Austin Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.}} f. 78.</ref>|note=invalided out}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Bertram Home Ramsay|nick=Bertram H. Ramsay|appt=8 March, 1925{{NLApr25|p. 230}}|end=March, 1927}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Bertram Home Ramsay|nick=Bertram H. Ramsay|appt=8 March, 1925{{NLApr25|p. 230}}|end=March, 1927}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Lachlan Donald Ian Mackinnon|nick=Lachlan D. I. Mackinnon|appt=January, 1927{{MackieRNW}}|end=April, 1928{{MackieRNW}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Lachlan Donald Ian Mackinnon|nick=Lachlan D. I. Mackinnon|appt=28 January, 1927{{NLJul27|p. 230}}|end=April, 1928{{MackieRNW}}}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=William Bowen Mackenzie|nick=William B. Mackenzie|appt=April, 1928{{MackieRNW}}|end=1929{{MackieRNW}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=William Beveridge Mackenzie|nick=William B. Mackenzie|appt=17 April, 1928{{NLFeb29|p. 230}}|ass=17 April, 1928|end=1 July, 1929}}
{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Eric Ritchie Bent|nick=Eric R. Bent|appt=6 August, 1930<ref>Bent Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51.|}} f. 260.</ref>|end=February, 1932<ref>Bent Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51.|}} f. 260.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Eric Ritchie Bent|nick=Eric R. Bent|appt=6 August, 1930{{NLJul31|p. 229}}<ref>Bent Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51.|}} f. 260.</ref>|end=February, 1932<ref>Bent Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51.|}} f. 260.</ref>}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Arthur Lumley St. George Lyster|nick=Arthur L. St. G. Lyster|appt=|end=July, 1932{{MackieRNW}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Arthur Lumley St. George Lyster|nick=Arthur L. St. G. Lyster|appt=January, 1932|end=19 June, 1932|note=invalided with an ulcer}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Charles Hugo Knox-Little|nick=Charles H. Knox-Little|appt=1 July, 1932<ref>Knox-Little Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/119.|D7604874}} f. 127.</ref>|end=30 December, 1935<ref>Knox-Little Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/119.|D7604874}} f. 127.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Charles Hugo Knox-Little|nick=Charles H. Knox-Little|appt=1 July, 1932{{NLJan33|p. 229}}<ref>Knox-Little Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/119.|D7604874}} f. 127.</ref>|end=30 December, 1935<ref>Knox-Little Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/119.|D7604874}} f. 127.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Kenneth Mathieson Fardell|nick=Kenneth M. Fardell|appt=29 November, 1935<ref>Fardell Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/55.}} f. 88.</ref>|end=1936<ref>Fardell Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/55.}} f. 88.</ref>|note=temporary}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Kenneth Mathieson Fardell|nick=Kenneth M. Fardell|appt=29 November, 1935<ref>Fardell Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/55.}} f. 88.</ref>|end=1936<ref>Fardell Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/55.}} f. 88.</ref>|note=temporary}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Loben Edward Harold Maund|nick=Loben E. H. Maund|appt=August, 1936{{MackieRNW}}|end=1937{{MackieRNW}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=William Power Carne|nick=William P. Carne|appt=|end=17 August, 1936<ref>Maund was "vice Carne".</ref>}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Alfred Creighton Collinson|nick=Alfred C. Collinson|appt=July, 1939{{MackieRNW}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Loben Edward Harold Maund|nick=Loben E. H. Maund|appt=17 August, 1936{{NLJul37|p. 228}}|end=14 March, 1938}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Henry Berwick Crane|nick=Henry B. Crane|appt=November, 1940{{MackieRNW}}|end=December, 1940{{MackieRNW}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Alfred Creighton Collinson|nick=Alfred C. Collinson|appt=31 July, 1939{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|end=18 December, 1939{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Francis John Butler|nick=Francis J. Butler|appt=December, 1940{{MackieRNW}}|end=June, 1942{{MackieRNW}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Francis John Butler|nick=Francis J. Butler|appt=18 December, 1939{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|end=7 February, 1940{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Harold Fielding Nalder|nick=Harold F. Nalder|appt=June, 1942{{MackieRNW}}|end=October, 1942{{MackieRNW}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Alfred Creighton Collinson|nick=Alfred C. Collinson|appt=7 February, 1940{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|end=27 November, 1940{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=John Robert Sutherland Haines|nick=John R. S. Haines|appt=April, 1943{{MackieRNW}}|end=August, 1944{{MackieRNW}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Francis John Butler|nick=Francis J. Butler|appt=27 November, 1940{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|end=3 May, 1942{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Stephen Barry|nick=Stephen Barry|appt=August, 1944{{MackieRNW}}|end=October, 1944{{MackieRNW}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Matthew Sausse Slattery|nick=Matthew S. Slattery|appt=3 May, 1942{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|end=2 June, 1942{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Harold Fielding Nalder|nick=Harold F. Nalder|appt=2 June, 1942{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|end=24 August, 1942{{MackieRNW}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Duncan Hamish Harper|nick=Duncan H. Harper|appt=24 August, 1942{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|end=15 October, 1942{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Acting {{CommRN}}|name=Noel Charles Mansfeldt Findlay|nick=Noel C. M. Findlay|appt=15 October, 1942{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|end=8 June, 1943{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=John Robert Sutherland Haines|nick=John R. S. Haines|appt=8 June, 1943{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|end=7 August, 1944{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Acting {{CaptRN}} (retired)|name=Stephen Barry|nick=Stephen Barry|appt=7 August, 1944{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|end=4 October, 1944{{UBAllyWarship|1201}}|succBy=Vessel Decommissioned}}
 
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* [http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-06-HMS_Danae.htm Transcribed Ship Logs at naval-history.net]
 
* [http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-06-HMS_Danae.htm Transcribed Ship Logs at naval-history.net]
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{{WP|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Danae_(D44)}}
 
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Latest revision as of 09:35, 23 June 2019

H.M.S. Danae (1918)
Pendant Number: 32 (Jul 1918)[1]
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Company[2]
Laid down: 11 Dec, 1916[3]
Launched: 26 Jan, 1918[4]
Commissioned: 18 Jun, 1918[5]
Sold: Jan, 1948[6]
Fate: Broken up

Service

Danae was fitted with a director upon her commissioning in June, 1918.[7]

She re-commissoned at Chatham on 5 January, 1923 for service with the First Cruiser Squadron in the Mediterranean.[8]

Re-commissioned at Chatham on 10 September, 1925 for service with the First Cruiser Squadron, this time on the China Station.[9]

Re-commissioned at Chatham on 17 April, 1928 for service with the First Cruiser Squadron in the Mediterranean.[10]

Danae was re-commissioned at Devonport on 6 August, 1930 under the command of Eric Ritchie Bent for service with the Eighth Cruiser Squadron on the America and West Indies Station,[11] remaining so employed until at least early 1933.[12]

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 25 August, 1936.[13]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 50.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 62.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 62.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 62.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 756.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 62.
  7. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. pp. 11-12.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 230.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 230.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 230.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 229.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 229.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 228.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 773.
  15. Wardle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 245.
  16. Wardle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 245.
  17. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 756.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 746.
  19. Austin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 78.
  20. Austin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 78.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 230.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 230.
  23. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  24. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 230.
  25. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 229.
  26. Bent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 260.
  27. Bent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 260.
  28. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 229.
  29. Knox-Little Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/119. f. 127.
  30. Knox-Little Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/119. f. 127.
  31. Fardell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 88.
  32. Fardell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 88.
  33. Maund was "vice Carne".
  34. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 228.
  35. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  36. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  37. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  38. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  39. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  40. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  41. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  42. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  43. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  44. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  45. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  46. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  47. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  48. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  49. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  50. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  51. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  52. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  53. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  54. Uboat.net page on the ship.

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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