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An order for a design for a director system for ''Duke of Edinburgh'' was likely issued in early 1915, but priorities for director fittings were such that it was only installed in October 1918.<ref>''The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in HM Ships, 1919'', p. 15.</ref>
 
An order for a design for a director system for ''Duke of Edinburgh'' was likely issued in early 1915, but priorities for director fittings were such that it was only installed in October 1918.<ref>''The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in HM Ships, 1919'', p. 15.</ref>
  
''Duke of Edinburgh'' was paid off at Portsmouth on 3 August, 1918.<ref>''Navy List'' (December, 1918).  p. 780.</ref>
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''Duke of Edinburgh'' was paid off at Portsmouth on 3 August, 1918.<ref>''The Navy List'' (December, 1918).  p. 780.</ref>
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
  
*Captain [[Harry Hampson Stileman|Harry H. Stileman]], 9 January, 1908.<ref>''Navy List'' (October, 1908).  p. 305.</ref>
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*Captain [[Harry Hampson Stileman|Harry H. Stileman]], 9 January, 1908.<ref>''The Navy List'' (October, 1908).  p. 305.</ref>
*Captain [[Henry Blackett]], July, 1914,<ref>''Navy List'' (October, 1915).  p. 393''n''.</ref> in command at outbreak of war.<ref>Corbett. ''Naval Operations'', '''Volume I''', p. 440.</ref>
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*Captain [[Henry Blackett]], July, 1914,<ref>''The Navy List'' (October, 1915).  p. 393''n''.</ref> in command at outbreak of war.<ref>Corbett. ''Naval Operations'', '''Volume I''', p. 440.</ref>
 
* Captain [[Thomas Webster Kemp]],  
 
* Captain [[Thomas Webster Kemp]],  
  

Revision as of 10:37, 21 August 2012

H.M.S. Duke of Edinburgh
Career Details
Pendant: 15 (1914)
13 (Jan 1918)
none (Apr 1918)
N.33 (Jun 1918)[1]
Built By: Pembroke Royal Dockyard
Laid down:
Launched: 11 June, 1904
Commissioned:
Sunk:
Fate:

Radio

In 1908, the ship was one of just nine equipped with the "C" Tune Gear, capable of transmitting (only?) on "S", "U" and "W" tunes. It was to receive a Service Mark II set in 1909.[2]

Alterations

An order for a design for a director system for Duke of Edinburgh was likely issued in early 1915, but priorities for director fittings were such that it was only installed in October 1918.[3]

Duke of Edinburgh was paid off at Portsmouth on 3 August, 1918.[4]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships: 1914-1919. p. 44.
  2. ARTS 1908 Wireless Appendix, p. 13.
  3. The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in HM Ships, 1919, p. 15.
  4. The Navy List (December, 1918). p. 780.
  5. The Navy List (October, 1908). p. 305.
  6. The Navy List (October, 1915). p. 393n.
  7. Corbett. Naval Operations, Volume I, p. 440.

Bibliography

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