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HMS Achates |
Laid Down : 5th March 1912
Launched : 14th November 1912
Completed : 27th March 1913
Type : Destroyer
Class : Acasta
Builder : John Brown
Country : UK
Pennants : H01, H46
Fate : Sold 9th May 1921.
At the Battle of Jutland, in 1916, she was part of the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla, which escorted the 2nd Battle Squadron, under the command of Commander Reginald (Becher Caldwell) Hutchinson, D.S.C., R.N.
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HMS Achates, 1915.
Timeline Entries :
14th November 1912 - Launched
August 1914 - Joined the 4th Flotilla with the Grand Fleet
8th August 1914 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla. Grand Fleet.
May 1916 - Tranferred to Portsmouth
May 1916 - At the Humber
31st May 1916 - Took part in the Battle of Jutland
31st May 1916 - Cdr. Hutchinson in Command
August 1916 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla. Humber.
May 1917 - Transferred to Devonport
November 1918 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla, Devonport
May 1921 - Sold for breaking
Database Currently Holds : 6278 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 14:38, January 5, 2012
By : jbryce1437
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