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'''H.M.S. ''Sylph''''' was one of 62 destroyers of the [["R" Class Destroyer (1916)|"R" class]].
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'''H.M.S. ''Sylph''''' was one of sixty-two [["R" Class Destroyer (1916)|"R" class destroyers]] completed for the [[Royal Navy]] in 1916-17.
  
 
==Service==
 
==Service==
 
Re-commissioned at Chatham on 1 December, 1919.{{NLSep20|p. 869}}
 
Re-commissioned at Chatham on 1 December, 1919.{{NLSep20|p. 869}}
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She reduced to Reserve at Devonport on 29 April, 1922.{{NLApr25|p. 273}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=James Vandeleur Creagh|nick=James V. Creagh|appt=11 January, 1917{{NLAug19|p. 912}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=James Vandeleur Creagh|nick=James V. Creagh|appt=11 January, 1917<ref>Creagh Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/95.|D7576658}} f. 220.</ref>{{NLAug19|p. 912}}|end=12 August, 1919<ref>Creagh Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/95.|D7576658}} f. 220.</ref>|precBy=New Command}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Reginald Thornton Amedroz|nick=Reginald T. Amedroz|appt=27 September, 1919{{NLSep19|p. 869}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Reginald Thornton Amedroz|nick=Reginald T. Amedroz|appt=27 September, 1919<ref>Amedroz Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47/105.|D7603812}} f. 310.</ref>{{NLSep19|p. 869}}|end=10 September, 1920<ref>Amedroz Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/47/105.|D7603812}} f. 310.</ref>}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Arthur George Hayes Bond|nick=Arthur G. H. Bond|appt=10 September, 1920{{NLDec20|p. 869}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Arthur George Hayes Bond|nick=Arthur G. H. Bond|appt=10 September, 1920<ref>Bond Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/51.|D7603558}} f. 51.</ref>{{NLDec20|p. 869}}|end=9 May, 1922<ref>Bond Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/51.|D7603558}} f. 51.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LCommRN}}|name=Henry John Haynes|nick=Henry J. Haynes|appt=10 July, 1924{{NavAppts|Friday, Jun 20, 1924; pg. 5; Issue 43683}}|end=c. 20 August, 1924{{INF}}|note=temporary, for Reserve Fleet Exercises}}
 
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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Latest revision as of 10:34, 25 July 2018

H.M.S. Sylph (1916)
Pendant Number: F.54 (Jan 1917)
F.68 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Harland & Wolff[2]
Ordered: Jul 1915 (6th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 15 Nov, 1916[5]
Completed: 10 Feb, 1917[6]
Sold: 16 Dec, 1926[7]
Fate: sold, stranded and scrapped[8]

H.M.S. Sylph was one of sixty-two "R" class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy in 1916-17.

Service

Re-commissioned at Chatham on 1 December, 1919.[9]

She reduced to Reserve at Devonport on 29 April, 1922.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 70.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  4. March. British Destroyers. p. 184.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  6. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 310.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 70.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 70.
  9. The Navy List. (September, 1920). p. 869.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 273.
  11. Creagh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/95. f. 220.
  12. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 912.
  13. Creagh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/95. f. 220.
  14. Amedroz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/105. f. 310.
  15. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 869.
  16. Amedroz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/105. f. 310.
  17. Bond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/51. f. 51.
  18. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 869.
  19. Bond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/51. f. 51.
  20. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jun 20, 1924; pg. 5; Issue 43683.

Bibliography


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