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'''H.M.S. ''Woolwich''''' was completed to navy order as a depot ship.
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'''H.M.S. ''Woolwich''''' was completed to navy order as a depot ship.  There was [[H.M.S. Woolwich (1934)|a later destroyer tender named ''Woolwich'' launched in 1934]].
  
 
==Service==
 
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In July 1918, she transferred to work with the {{UK-DF|3}}, bearing her Captain (D),{{SMNLJul18|p. 15}}  ''Woolwich'' surrendered her role as Captain (D)'s ship in March and April of 1919, and then resumed it "temporarily" until being detached "temporarily" in July, 1919.{{SMNLJul19|p. 11}}
 
In July 1918, she transferred to work with the {{UK-DF|3}}, bearing her Captain (D),{{SMNLJul18|p. 15}}  ''Woolwich'' surrendered her role as Captain (D)'s ship in March and April of 1919, and then resumed it "temporarily" until being detached "temporarily" in July, 1919.{{SMNLJul19|p. 11}}
  
She recommissioned at Devonport on 3 February, 1920.{{NLJan21|p. 902-945}}
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She recommissioned at Devonport on 3 February, 1920.  For the next several years, she would oversee the [[Devonport Reserve Flotilla]].{{NLApr25|pp. 290, 291}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
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{{Tenure|rank=Acting {{CaptRN}}|name=Gerald Thomas Fleetwood Pike|nick=Gerald T. F. Pike|appt=28 August, 1913{{NLDec16|p. 399''j''}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Apsley Dunbar Maxwell Cherry|nick=Apsley D. M. Cherry|appt=3 September, 1917{{NLNov17|p. 399''h''}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Apsley Dunbar Maxwell Cherry|nick=Apsley D. M. Cherry|appt=3 September, 1917<ref>Cherry Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/220.|D7603006}} f. 251.</ref>{{NLNov17|p. 399''h''}}|end=20 November, 1919<ref>Cherry Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/220.|D7603006}} f. 251.</ref>|note=and for Port Edgar Destroyer Flotilla from 9 December, 1917}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Harold Ernest Sulivan|nick=Harold E. Sulivan|appt=1 July, 1918{{NLFeb19|p. 945}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Harold Ernest Sulivan|nick=Harold E. Sulivan|appt=1 July, 1918<ref>Sulivan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/250.|D7603035}} f. 283.</ref>{{NLFeb19|p. 945}}|end=13 January, 1920<ref>Sulivan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/250.|D7603035}} f. 283.</ref>|note=and as Captain (D), {{UK-DF|3}} until 1 March, 1919}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Denis Granville Thynne|nick=Denis G. Thynne|appt=13 January, 1920{{NLJan21|p. 901}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Denis Granville Thynne|nick=Denis G. Thynne|appt=13 January, 1920<ref>Thynne Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/199.| D7602985}} f. 227.</ref>{{NLJan21|p. 901}}|end=13 January, 1922<ref>Thynne Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/199.| D7602985}} f. 227.</ref>|note=and as Captain (D), Devonport Reserve}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=William Spencer Leveson-Gower, Fourth Earl Granville|nick=The Hon. William S. Leveson-Gower|appt=13 January, 1922<ref>Leveson-Gower Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/178.|D7603430}} f. 182.</ref>{{NLJan23|p. 845}}|end=4 April, 1924<ref>Leveson-Gower Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/178.|D7603430}} f. 182.</ref>|note=and as Captain (D), Devonport}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=George William McOran Campbell|nick=George W. McO. Campbell|appt=4 April, 1924<ref>Campbell Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/341.|D7576618}} f. 341.</ref>{{NLJul24|p. 290}}|end=26 August, 1924<ref>Campbell Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/341.|D7576618}} f. 341.</ref>|note=and as Captain (D), Devonport}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Malcolm Lennon Goldsmith|nick=Malcolm L. Goldsmith|appt=26 August, 1924<ref>Goldsmith Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45.|D7603495}} f. 247.</ref>|note=and as Captain (D), Devonport}}
 
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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Latest revision as of 14:28, 18 October 2017

H.M.S. Woolwich (1912)
Pendant Number: AC (1914)
CA (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: London & Glasgow[2]
Launched: 5 Sep, 1912[3]
Commissioned: 12 Dec, 1913[4]
Sold: 23 Jul, 1926[5]

H.M.S. Woolwich was completed to navy order as a depot ship. There was a later destroyer tender named Woolwich launched in 1934.

Service

Woolwich served with destroyers at Harwich in 1914 and then at Rosyth until the end of the war.[6]

She was with the First Destroyer Flotilla from at least July, 1914.[7] In April 1916, she started also supporting the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla.[8]

In November, Woolwich was detached from supporting 1 D.F.; then working exclusively for the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla.[9]

In July 1918, she transferred to work with the Third Destroyer Flotilla, bearing her Captain (D),[10] Woolwich surrendered her role as Captain (D)'s ship in March and April of 1919, and then resumed it "temporarily" until being detached "temporarily" in July, 1919.[11]

She recommissioned at Devonport on 3 February, 1920. For the next several years, she would oversee the Devonport Reserve Flotilla.[12]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 295.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 295.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 295.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 399h.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 295.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 295.
  7. Admiralty Weekly Order No. 109 of 10 July, 1914.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (April, 1916). p. 12.
  9. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1916). p. 11.
  10. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1918). p. 15.
  11. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 11.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1925). pp. 290, 291.
  13. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 399h.
  14. Cherry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/220. f. 251.
  15. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399h.
  16. Cherry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/220. f. 251.
  17. Sulivan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 283.
  18. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 945.
  19. Sulivan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 283.
  20. Thynne Service Record. The National Archives. D7602985 ADM 196/44/199. f. 227.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 901.
  22. Thynne Service Record. The National Archives. D7602985 ADM 196/44/199. f. 227.
  23. Leveson-Gower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/178. f. 182.
  24. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 845.
  25. Leveson-Gower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/178. f. 182.
  26. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/341. f. 341.
  27. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 290.
  28. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/341. f. 341.
  29. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).