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HMS Ambuscade - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Ambuscade

Name : HMS Ambuscade
Laid Down : 12th June 1924
Launched : 15th January 1926
Completed : 15th March 1927
Type : Destroyer
Class : A
Builder : Yarrow
Country : UK
Pennants : D38
Fate : Sold for scrap 23rd November 1946.

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HMS Ambuscade, 1926.

Timeline Entries :


12th June 1924 - Ordered
8th December 1924 - Laid Down at Thornycroft At Woolston
8th December 1924 - 1924 08th Dec Ambuscade Laid down at Thornycroft At Woolston
15th January 1926 - Launched
15th January 1926 - Pennant D38
15th March 1927 - Commissioned
3rd August 1930 - Capt. Ion Beauchamp Butler Tower Assumed Command
3rd August 1930 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla (Mediterranean)
3rd August 1930 - Capt. Ion Beauchamp Butler Tower Assumed Command
28th November 1930 - Capt. Ion Beauchamp Butler Tower Relinquished Command
28th November 1930 - Capt. Ion Beauchamp Butler Tower Relinquished Command
28th November 1930 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla (Mediterranean)
April 1931 - Capt. Ion Beauchamp Butler Tower Relinquished Command
21st April 1932 - Lt. Cdr. A.L. Pears Assumed Command
1st October 1932 - Lt. Cmdr. W. G. Davis in Command
1st October 1932 - Irish Waters, Home Fleet
29th August 1933 - Sailed Plymouth for Portsmouth
29th August 1933 - Arrived Portsmouth
15th January 1934 - Arrived Portland
25th January 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
1st February 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
1st February 1934 - Sailed Portland for Portsmouth
5th February 1934 - Arrived Portland
8th February 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth from Portland
12th February 1934 - Arrived Portland
15th February 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
13th March 1934 - Arrived Portland
9th April 1934 - Sailed Portsmouth
12th April 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
16th April 1934 - Arrived Portland
9th July 1934 - Arrived Portland
26th July 1934 - Sailed Portland for Portsmouth
30th August 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
8th October 1934 - Arrived Portland
8th November 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
9th January 1935 - Arrived Portsmouth
1st April 1935 - Arrived Portland
4th April 1935 - Arrived Portsmouth
8th April 1935 - Arrived Portland
11th April 1935 - Sailed Portland for Portsmouth and arrived same day
18th November 1935 - Sailed Portsmouth for Portland
27th January 1936 - Arrived Portsmouth
30th March 1936 - Arrived Portland
3rd April 1936 - Arrived Portsmouth
20th July 1936 - Sailed Portsmouth for Portland
24th September 1936 - Arrived Portsmouth
24th September 1936 - Arrived Portsmouth
5th October 1936 - Arrived Portland
9th October 1936 - Arrived Portsmouth
September 1939 - In Dockyard hands, refit
3rd September 1939 - At Portsmouth refitting
3rd January 1940 - Joined Convoy OA.64
4th January 1940 - Detached from Convoy OA.64
27th May 1940 - Refit Complete
1st January 1941 - Joined 12th Destroyer Flotilla
1st January 1941 - 12th Destroyer Flotilla, Rosyth
1st January 1945 - 12th Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean
October 1945 - Not listed as active
23rd November 1946 - Broken up

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Last edited : 17:13, February 20, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 11:21, December 9, 2010
By : kc


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