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Commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 July, 1930.{{NLJan33|p. 239}}
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Re-commissioned at [[Hong Kong]] on 2 April, 1934 for service on the [[China Station]].{{NLOct35|p. 240}}
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Re-commissioned at [[Singapore]] on 8 October, 1936 for service on the [[China Station]].{{NLJul37|p. 240}}
  
 
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Gerald Douglas Yates|nick=Gerald D. Yates|appt=1 July, 1930{{NLJul31|p. 240}}|end=|precBy=New Command}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Neville Duncan Burleigh Taylor|nick=Neville D. B. Taylor|appt=24 July, 1931{{NLJan33|p. 239}}|end=c. August 1931}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Charles Maurice Blackman|nick=Charles M. Blackman|appt=17 March, 1933<ref>Blackman Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52/336.|D7863939}} f. ?.</ref>|end=1934<ref>Date not legible in his service record.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Arthur Duncan Read|nick=Arthur D. Read|appt=15 May, 1934{{NLJul34|p. 240}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Benjamin Charles Stanley Martin|nick=Benjamin C. S. Martin|appt=c. early 1935|end=mid 1935}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Wilfrid Rupert Patterson|nick=Wilfrid R. Patterson|appt=1 June, 1935{{NLOct35|p. 240}}|end=14 November, 1935}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=John George Lawrence Dundas|nick=John G. L. Dundas|appt=19 December, 1936{{NLJul37|p. 240}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Charles Fraser Harrington Churchill|nick=Charles F. H. Churchill|appt=October, 1939{{UBAllyWarship|3880}}|end=12 July, 1941{{UBAllyWarship|3880}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Acting {{CommRN}}|name=David Edward Gillespie Wemyss|nick=David E. G. Wemyss|appt=12 July, 1941{{UBAllyWarship|3880}}|end=19 June, 1942{{UBAllyWarship|3880}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}} (retired)|name=James Geoffrey Clemons Gibson|nick=James G. C. Gibson|appt=19 June, 1942{{UBAllyWarship|3880}}|end=14 November, 1944{{UBAllyWarship|3880}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Cyril John Percy Hill|nick=Cyril J. P. Hill|appt=14 November, 1944{{UBAllyWarship|3880}}|end=mid 1945{{UBAllyWarship|3880}}}}
 
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Latest revision as of 08:08, 11 March 2020

H.M.S. Folkestone (1930)
Builder: Swan Hunter[1]
Launched: 12 Feb, 1930[2]
Completed: 1 Jul, 1930[3]
Broken up: 1947[4]
H.M.S. Folkestone was one of five Hastings Class sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 July, 1930.[5]

Re-commissioned at Hong Kong on 2 April, 1934 for service on the China Station.[6]

Re-commissioned at Singapore on 8 October, 1936 for service on the China Station.[7]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 239.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 56.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 239.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 240.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 240.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 240.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 239.
  10. Blackman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/336. f. ?.
  11. Date not legible in his service record.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 240.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 240.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 240.
  15. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  16. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  17. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  18. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  19. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  20. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  21. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  22. Uboat.net page on the ship.

Bibliography


Hastings Class Sloop
Original Design
  Folkestone Hastings Penzance Scarborough  
R.I.M. Design
  Hindustan