H.M.S. Acacia (1915)

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H.M.S. Acacia (1915)
Pendant Number: M.26 (Feb, 1915)
T.00 (Sep, 1915)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1915[3]
Launched: 15 Apr, 1915[4]
Sold: Sep, 1922[5]
H.M.S. Acacia was one of twenty-four Acacia Class sweeping sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Acacia served in the Mediterranean Sloop Flotilla from at least November 1915[6] to mid 1918,[7] when this formation was renamed the Twelfth Sloop Flotilla. From July 1918 to December, Acacia she served first at Brindisi and then was moved to Malta. By January 1919, she was working with the Thirteenth Sloop Flotilla, part of the Egyptian Division. She left this work in May 1919.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 93. The M pendants were changed to M (international) on 24 Apr 1915.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 94.
  6. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1915). p. 20.
  7. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (June, 1918). p. 22.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 391a.
  9. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 722.

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Acacia Class Sweeping Sloop
Acacia Anemone Aster Bluebell Daffodil
Magnolia Dahlia Daphne Foxglove Hollyhock
Lily Mallow Honeysuckle Iris Jonquil
Laburnum Larkspur Lavender Lilac Marigold
  Mimosa Primrose Sunflower Veronica