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HMS Adventure - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Adventure

Name : HMS Adventure
Laid Down : 29th November 1922
Launched : 18th June 1924
Completed : 2nd October 1926
Type : Fast Minelayer
Class : Adventure
Builder : Devonport
Country : UK
Pennants : 27, M23, N23
Fate : Scrapped

HMS ADVENTURE, a fast minelayer built in Devonport Dockyard, was launched on 18th June 1924. She entered service in the Royal Navy on 2nd October 1926. She first served in the Atlantic Fleet and then, from 1933 to 1938, on the China Station. In United Kingdom waters at the beginning of the Second World War, she laid mines in the Dover Strait and elsewhere, being damaged twice by mines during the war. She often transported mines and depth charges, became a repair ship in 1944 and then took part in the D-Day landings in Normandy. She was finally scrapped at Briton Ferry in South Wales in 1947.

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HMS Adventure, 1934.


HMS Adventure, July 1945.

Timeline Entries :


29th November 1922 - Laid down
18th June 1924 - Launched
May 1927 - Completion
5th July 1930 - Sailed Milford Haven for Portsmouth
2nd March 1931 - At Barbados
1st October 1932 - Home Fleet
1st October 1932 - Capt. J. V. V. Magrane
9th January 1933 - Sailed Plymouth for Portsmouth
15th January 1933 - Sailed Portsmouth for the China Station
15th January 1933 - Sailed Portsmouth for the China Station
19th January 1933 - Arrived Gibraltar
22nd January 1933 - Sailed Gibraltar
25th January 1933 - Arrived Malta
27th January 1933 - Sailed Malta
28th January 1933 - Arrived Gibraltar
30th January 1933 - Arrived Port Said
1st February 1933 - Sailed Port Said
1st February 1933 - Transit Suez
6th February 1933 - Arrived Aden
8th February 1933 - Sailed Aden
18th February 1933 - Arrived Colombo
19th February 1933 - Sailed Colombo
25th February 1933 - Arrived Singapore
10th March 1933 - Arrived Palma
23rd March 1933 - Arrived Plymouth
23rd March 1933 - Capt. J.V.V. Magrane in Command
1st May 1933 - Sailed Plymouth
2nd May 1933 - Arrived Portsmouth
9th May 1933 - Sailed Portsmouth
21st May 1933 - Arrived Malta
28th July 1933 - Arrived Portsmouth
4th August 1933 - Arrived Devonport
9th December 1933 - Completed refit at Plymouth
28th December 1933 - Commissioned
28th December 1933 - Recommissioned at Plymouth for the China Station
28th December 1933 - Capt. J.V.V. Magrane Relinquished Command
28th December 1933 - Capt W.H. Gell Assumed Command
9th January 1934 - Sailed Plymouth for Portsmouth
10th January 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
15th January 1934 - Capt. W.H. Gell in Command
15th January 1934 - Sailed Portsmouth for the China Station
15th January 1934 - Sailed Portsmouth
19th January 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar
27th January 1934 - Sailed Malta
6th February 1934 - Arrived Aden
8th February 1934 - Sailed Aden for Colombo
15th February 1934 - Arrived Colombo
19th February 1934 - Sailed Colombo for Singapore
25th February 1934 - Arrived Singapore
25th February 1934 - Arrived Singapore
23rd April 1934 - Sailed Hong Kong for Chusan
27th April 1934 - Sailed Hong Kong for Wei Hai Wei
27th April 1934 - Sailed Hong Kong for Wei Hai Wei
27th April 1934 - Capt W.H. Gell in Command
30th April 1934 - On the China Station
30th April 1934 - Arrived Shanghai
16th May 1934 - Arrived Wei Hai Wei from Shanghai
July 1934 - Jul 1934 At Wei Hai Wei
21st October 1934 - Arrived Hong Kong
1st April 1935 - Sailed Shanghai for Hong Kong
4th April 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
28th April 1935 - Sailed Hong Kong for Sandakan
31st July 1935 - Sailed Chinnampho for Tsingtao
1st August 1935 - Arrived Tsingtao
27th May 1936 - At Wei Hai Wei
10th June 1936 - Arrived and sailed Gibraltar
19th June 1936 - Sailed Plymouth for Haifa
19th July 1936 - Sailed Suez
24th July 1936 - Arrived Aden
August 1936 - Sailed for China Statiom
13th August 1936 - Arrived Penang
17th August 1936 - Sailed Penang
25th August 1936 - Arrived Singapore
1st September 1936 - Sailed Singapore
1st September 1936 - Sailed Singapore for Hong Kong
6th September 1936 - Arrived Hong Kong
5th November 1936 - Sailed Hong Kong
6th November 1936 - Arrived Amoy
13th November 1936 - Sailed Amoy
19th November 1936 - Arrived Nanking
5th December 1936 - Sailed Nanking
7th December 1936 - Arrived Woosung
8th December 1936 - Sailed Woosung
8th December 1936 - Arrived Shanghai
30th December 1936 - Sailed Shanghai
23rd April 1937 - Arrived Manilla
24th April 1937 - Arrived Manila
2nd May 1937 - Sailed Manilla
4th May 1937 - Arrived Zamboanga
7th May 1937 - Sailed Zamboanga
8th May 1937 - Arrived Sandakan
14th May 1937 - Sailed Sandakan
29th May 1937 - Sailed Hong Kong for Wei Hai Wei
June 1937 - On China Station
3rd June 1937 - Arrived Wei-Hai-Wei
3rd June 1937 - Arrived Wei Hai Wei
4th August 1937 - Arrived Chingwangtao
4th August 1937 - Arrived Chinwangtao
13th August 1937 - Sailed Chinwangtao
14th August 1937 - Arrived Chefoo
23rd August 1937 - Sailed Chefoo
29th March 1938 - Arrived Singapore
7th April 1938 - Arrived Tanjong Priok
20th April 1938 - Arrived Labuan
12th September 1938 - Sailed Hong Kong
9th August 1939 - Attended Review of the British Reserve Fleet
3rd September 1939 - Worked-up after embarking mines at Portsmouth.
3rd September 1939 - At Portsmouth
7th September 1939 - Sailed Portsmouth
9th September 1939 - Arrived at Dover for operations
4th October 1939 - Embarked mines at Portsmouth for laying Deep Field off Flamborough Head
24th October 1939 - Sailed Sheerness for the Humber to lay mines in the North Sea in Operation AD
25th October 1939 - Arrived Grimsby
29th October 1939 - Completed Minelaying Operations of Flamborough Head
7th November 1939 - Sailed Rosyth
11th November 1939 - Transferred to Portsmouth prior to minelaying operation off Dutch coast
12th November 1939 - Sailed Grimsby en route to Portsmouth
12th November 1939 - Struck a mine three miles 120° from the Tongue Light Vessel
13th November 1939 - Hit Mine in Thames Estuary
16th November 1939 - Under temporary repair at Chatham
19th December 1939 - Sailed Chatham after temporary repairs for Plymouth
21st December 1939 - Arrived Plymouth for permanent repairs
18th September 1940 - Carried out post refit trials and prepared for service
18th September 1940 - Completed repairs
8th November 1940 - Laid Deep Anti-Submarine minefield in NW Approaches
15th January 1941 - Damaged for the second time on a mine while on passage from Milford Haven to Liverpool
15th January 1941 - Damaged on a mine while on passage from Milford Haven to Liverpool
January 1944 - Converted to a repair ship
January 1947 - Broken up

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