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HMS Castor - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Castor

Name : HMS Castor
Laid Down : 28th October 1914
Launched : 28th July 1915
Completed : November 1915
Type : Cruiser
Class : Cambrian
Builder : Cammell Laird
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 4th ship with this name.
Pennants :
Fate : Sold for scrap 30th July 1936

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HMS Castor, October 1935.


HMS Castor, October 1935.


HMS Castor


A line of destroyers, taken from the stern of HMS Castor, 1920s


HMS Castor.

Timeline Entries :


28th July 1915 - Launched
November 1915 - Destroyer Flotilla Flagship
31st May 1916 - Comm. J.R.P. Hawksley in Command
31st May 1916 - Took part in the Battle of Jutland
21st July 1919 - Com. H.J. Tweedie in Command
21st July 1919 - Peace Sea Pageant - Southend
15th September 1919 - Arrived Falmouth
7th October 1919 - Sailed Greenock
12th December 1919 - Arrived Portsmouth. Sailed same day for Plymouth
30th March 1920 - Arrived Portsmouth
25th June 1920 - Arrived Copenhagen
25th June 1920 - Sailed Copenhagen for Libau
26th June 1920 - Arrived Libau
6th August 1920 - Arrived Danzig
26th November 1921 - Sailed Rosyth for Chatham
1st July 1922 - Off the Kentish Knock for memorial service for HM Drifter Blue Sky
1st July 1922 - 2nd Light Cruiser Squadron
17th November 1922 - Arrived Chatham
17th December 1922 - Completed refit
17th December 1922 - Capt. A.T. Tillard in Command
27th December 1922 - Relieved HMS Dragon in Irish Waters
27th December 1922 - Capt. A.T. Tillard in Command
18th July 1923 - Sailed Stockholm
20th July 1923 - Arrived Gothenberg
27th July 1923 - Sailed Gothenberg
30th July 1923 - Arrived UK
31st August 1923 - Refitting at Chatham
3rd November 1923 - Fleet Review at Spithead
8th September 1926 - Capt. A.J. Landon in Command
10th August 1929 - Completed refit at Hong Kong
10th August 1929 - Capt. W.F. Wake-Walker in Command
20th August 1930 - Cdr. Hubert Guy Dyke Acland in Command (Reserve Fleet, Devonport)
1st October 1932 - In reserve. Plymouth
1st October 1932 - Cmdr. L. G. Ingham in Command
13th August 1934 - In reserve at Plymouth
19th August 1936 - Sold for scrapping

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Last edited : 20:06, March 7, 2011
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