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HMS Despatch - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Despatch

Name : HMS Despatch
Laid Down : 8th July 1918
Launched : 24th September 1919
Completed : 2nd June 1922
Type : Cruiser
Class : D
Builder : Fairfield
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 4th ship with this name.
Pennants : D30, I30
Fate : Sold for scrap 5th April 1946

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HMS Despatch at Portland, Oregon, c.1924.

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USS Saratoga with HMS Despatch in the Panama Canal c.1925.

Timeline Entries :


24th September 1919 - Launched
4th June 1927 - At Woosung
3rd March 1928 - Flagship of Admiral Sir Walter H. Cowan
3rd March 1928 - Arrived Valparaiso
10th March 1928 - Sailed Valparaiso
15th September 1930 - Flagship of Vice-Admiral Vernon Haggard
15th September 1930 - Sailed San Francisco
17th September 1930 - Arrived San Diego
22nd September 1930 - Sailed San Diego
7th January 1932 - Sailed Malta
1st October 1932 - Paid Off, The Nore
1st October 1932 - Cmdr. H. L. I. Kirkpatrick in Command
10th February 1933 - Sailed Portsmouth for Gibraltar
30th March 1933 - Arrived Rapallo
12th April 1933 - Arrived San Remo
14th April 1933 - Arrived San Remo
24th April 1933 - Sailed San Remo
27th April 1933 - Arrived Malta
27th June 1933 - Sailed Malta
29th June 1933 - Arrived Corfu
4th July 1933 - Arrived Valona Bay
4th July 1933 - Sailed Corfu
10th July 1933 - Sailed Valona Bay
11th July 1933 - Arrived Hvar
20th July 1933 - Sailed Hvar
21st July 1933 - Arrived Venice
29th July 1933 - Sailed Venice
30th July 1933 - Sailed Venice for Jelsa
31st July 1933 - Arrived Jelsa
31st July 1933 - Arrived Jelsa
5th August 1933 - Sailed Jelsa
5th August 1933 - Arrived Kotor
15th August 1933 - Sailed Kotor
17th August 1933 - Arrived Malta
2nd September 1933 - Arrived Nauplia
9th September 1933 - Sailed Nauplia
12th October 1933 - Arrived Navarin
21st October 1933 - Sailed Navarin
23rd October 1933 - Arrived Malta
10th January 1934 - Arrived Tunis
10th January 1934 - Sailed Malta for short winter cruise
25th January 1934 - Arrived Malta
3rd March 1934 - Sailed Malta for Gibraltar
23rd March 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar
5th April 1934 - Capt. W.L. Jackson in Command
5th April 1934 - Sailed Famagusta for Port Said
10th April 1934 - Arrived Golfe Juan
24th April 1934 - Sailed Golfe Juan for Malta
26th April 1934 - Sailed Port Said
27th April 1934 - Arrived Haifa
10th May 1934 - Sailed Haifa
14th May 1934 - Arrived Malta
27th June 1934 - Sailed Malta for Summer Cruise
9th July 1934 - Arrived Itea
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
1st September 1934 - Arrived Rab
8th October 1934 - Sailed Port Said for Famagusta
18th October 1934 - Sailed Famagusta for Haifa
19th October 1934 - Arrived Haifa
22nd March 1935 - Arrived Famagusta
1st April 1935 - Sailed Famagusta for Kyrenia
2nd April 1935 - Arrived Limasol
6th April 1935 - Arrived Port Said
27th April 1935 - Arrived Haifa
26th May 1935 - Sailed Malta
3rd April 1936 - Sailed Malta for Haifa
6th April 1936 - Arrived Haifa
15th April 1936 - Arrived Jaffa
17th April 1936 - Arrived Haifa
23rd October 1936 - Arrived Tangier
6th March 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
25th March 1937 - Arrived Malta
17th April 1937 - At Malta
21st May 1937 - Arrived Tangier
10th June 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
19th June 1937 - Arrived Malta
9th October 1937 - Sailed Valencia for Barcelona
23rd October 1937 - Sailed Valencia for Barcelona
25th October 1937 - Arrived Marseilles
January 1938 - Reserve Fleet, UK
9th August 1939 - Attended Review of the British Reserve Fleet
25th August 1939 - Sailed Plymouth for Gibraltar
29th August 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
2nd September 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar with convoy AB.1 for the Cape
2nd September 1939 - 9th Cruiser Squadron, South Atlantic Command, Freetown
2nd September 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar for Freetown
3rd October 1939 - Sailed Freetown for South America
15th October 1939 - Arrived at Bermuda for docking.
20th October 1939 - Sailed Bermuda
26th October 1939 - Arrived at Kingston
29th October 1939 - Sailed Kingston
1st November 1939 - Entered the Pacific through the Panama Canal
1st November 1939 - Sailed Panama on patrol
17th November 1939 - Arrived at Callao, Peru
5th December 1939 - Captured German steamer Dusseldorf off Punta Caldera, Chile
29th February 1940 - Arrived Kingston, Jamaica
1st March 1940 - Intercepted German steamer Troja
27th November 1940 - Force H
27th November 1940 - Battle Of Cape Spartivento, Sardinia
1946 - Broken up

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