H.M.S. Duncan (1932)

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H.M.S. Duncan (1932)
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard
Launched: 7 Jul, 1932[1]
Broken up: 1945[2]
H.M.S. Duncan was one of fourteen "C" and "D" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy, and one of two that were configured as destroyer leaders, accommodating an additional thirty in complement.

Service

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 5 April, 1933 for service with the First Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean, bearing Captain (D).[3]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 25 October, 1934 for service as flagship of the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla, operating on the China Station.[4]

Re-commissioned on 11 December, 1935 for service as flagship of the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla, operating on the China Station.[5]

Captains

James Abernethy McCoy may have commanded her at some point.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 38.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 38.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 236.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 235.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 234.
  6. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  7. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 235.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 234.
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"C" and "D" Class Destroyer
"C" Class Leader
  Kempenfelt  
Destroyers
  Comet Crescent Crusader Cygnet  
"D" Class Leader
  Duncan  
Destroyers
  Dainty Daring Decoy Defender  
  Delight Diamond Diana Duchess  
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