H.M.S. Pincher (1910)

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H.M.S. Pincher (1910)
Pendant Number: D.87 (Feb 1915-Sep 1915)
H.C2 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Denny[2]
Ordered: 1908-09 Programme[3]
Launched: 15 Mar, 1910[4]
Completed: Sep, 1910[5]
Wrecked: 24 Jul, 1918[6]

H.M.S. Pincher was one of 16 destroyers of the Beagle class.

Service

When first commissioned, she joined the Second Destroyer Flotilla.[7]

In mid-1913, active with the Third Destroyer Flotilla,[8] having possibly switched to that formation on 7 May, 1912.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 60.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. pp. 73-74.
  3. March. British Destroyers. p. 101.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. pp. 73-74.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 305.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. pp. 73-74.
  7. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 356.
  9. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  10. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  11. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  12. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396n.
  13. Wyld Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/51. f. 256.
  14. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396o.
  15. The Navy List. (November, 1917). pp. 396m, 399f.
  16. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396m.
  17. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 137.

Bibliography


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