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HMS Comus |
Laid Down : 13th November 1913
Launched : 16th December 1914
Completed : 15th May 1915
Type : Cruiser
Class : Caroline
Builder : Swan Hunter
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 3rd ship with this name.
Fate : Sold for scrap 28th July 1934
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HMS Comus, 1920.
HMS Comus pictured c.1920.
HMS Comus with HMS Vesper
Timeline Entries :
November 1913 - Laid down
8th August 1914 - 4th Light Cruiser Squadron
January 1915 - Completed
January 1915 - 4th Light Cruiser Squadron Grand Fleet.
29th February 1916 - Sank the German raider Grief.
31st May 1916 - At the Battle of Jutland.
31st May 1916 - Took part in the Battle of Jutland
31st May 1916 - Capt A.G. Hotham in Command
1st June 1919 - 4th Light Cruiser Squadron East Indies Station
1st June 1919 - 2nd Light Cruiser Squadron, Home Fleet (Temporarilly attached)
2nd July 1919 - Sailed Rosyth
21st July 1919 - Capt. Cathcart R. Wason in Command
21st July 1919 - Peace Sea Pageant - Southend
3rd November 1919 - Sailed Portsmouth for Gibraltar
7th November 1919 - Arrived Gibraltar
11th November 1919 - Arrived Malta
12th November 1919 - Sailed Malta
12th November 1919 - Sailed Malta for Portland
6th December 1919 - Arrived Colombo
10th February 1921 - Arrived Colombo
17th February 1921 - Arrived Bombay
3rd August 1921 - Sailed Port Louis for Diego Garcia
9th August 1921 - Arrived Colombo
22nd August 1921 - Arrived Trincomalee
30th October 1921 - Sailed Djibouti
31st October 1921 - Arrived Aden
9th December 1921 - Arrived Trincomalee
21st December 1921 - Arrived Calcutta
17th July 1923 - Recommissioned for temporary service in the 3rd Light Cruiser Squadron
17th July 1923 - Capt. H.G. Thursfield in Command
17th July 1923 - Paid off
December 1924 - Paid off into Dockyard control at Plymouth
7th September 1925 - Completed refit at Plymouth
8th September 1925 - Capt. G.F.B. Edwards-Collins in Command
8th September 1925 - Joined 2nd Cruiser Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
1st March 1927 - At Gibraltar for Exercises
11th March 1927 - Arrived Gibraltar after Exercises
14th August 1929 - Capt. Roderick Bruce Tremayne Miles Assumed Command
14th August 1929 - Mediterranean Fleet
April 1930 - Capt. Roderick Bruce Tremayne Miles Relinquished Command
1st October 1932 - In reserve. Plymouth
1st October 1932 - Capt. C. N. Reyne in Commmand
18th December 1933 - Paid off for disposal
1934 - Sold for scrap.
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Last edited : 21:32, March 8, 2011
By : jbryce1437
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