H.M.S. Active (1929)

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H.M.S. Active (1929)
Pendant Number: H14
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Company
Laid down: 10 Jul, 1928
Launched: 9 Jul, 1929
Commissioned: 9 Feb, 1930[Citation needed]
Sold: 7 Jul, 1947
H.M.S. Active was one of eleven "A" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Active was commissioned at Portsmouth on 10 April, 1930.[1]

On 4 April, 1932, Active collided with her sister-ship Achates. Their Lordships informed Captain (D) Miles that "he must be held very seriously to blame for a grave error of judgment."[2]

Active was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 19 October, 1932.[3]

The destroyer re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 23 July, 1935.[4]

Active was commissioned at Malta on 23 February, 1937.[5]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 215.
  2. Miles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 327.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 214.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 214.
  5. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 254.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 215.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 214.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 214.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 214.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 213.
  11. Uboat.net page on the ship.
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"A" and "B" Class Destroyer
"A" Class Leader
  Codrington  
Destroyers
  Acasta Achates Active Antelope  
  Anthony Ardent Arrow Acheron  
Canadian Destroyers
  Saguenay Skeena  
"B" Class Leader
  Keith  
Destroyers
  Basilisk Beagle Blanche Boadicea  
  Boreas Brazen Brilliant Bulldog  
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