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H.M.S. Penelope
Career Details
Pendant Numbers: 8A (1914)
92 (Jan 1918)
17 (Apr 1918)[1]
Built By:
Laid Down:
Launched: 25 August, 1914


Penelope commissioned on 10 December, 1914.[2]


Penelope was fitted with a director in April, 1917. This alteration required her pole mast to be replaced with a tripod mast for greater rigidity.[3]


Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also


  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships: 1914-1919. p. 47.
  2. The Navy List (October, 1915). p. 396n.
  3. The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in HM Ships, 1919, pp. 11-12.
  4. The Navy List (October, 1915). p. 396n.
  5. The Navy List (December, 1918). p. 866.


  • 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.
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