H.M.S. Radstock (1916)

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H.M.S. Radstock (1916)
Pendant Number: G.79 (1916)
G.76 (Jan 1917)
G.81 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Ordered: May 1915 (6th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 3 Jun, 1916[5]
Completed: Sep, 1916[6]
Sold: 29 Apr, 1927[7]

H.M.S. Radstock was one of 62 destroyers of the "R" class.

Service

Radstock was assigned to the new Fifteenth Destroyer Flotilla in September, 1916, though the fighting strength was initially just she and flotilla leader Parker![8]

She re-commissioned with reduced Complement on 15 October, 1919.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Alterations

In 1916, she trialed a Wise Pressure Telegraphy System Type B for torpedo control.[22]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 69.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  4. March. British Destroyers. p. 184.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  6. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 310.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 69.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (September, 1916). p. 12.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 851.
  10. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397g.
  11. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  12. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  13. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  14. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  15. Snepp Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144/553. f. 553.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 889.
  17. Snepp Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144/553. f. 553.
  18. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. D7604351 ADM 196/49/254. f. 137.
  19. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 851.
  20. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. D7604351 ADM 196/49/254. f. 137.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 797.
  22. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1916. p. 30.

Bibliography


"R" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
Radstock Raider Romola Rowena Restless
Rigorous Rocket Rob Roy Redgauntlet Redoubt
Recruit Sturgeon Sceptre Salmon Sylph
Sarpedon Sable Setter Sorceress Satyr
Sharpshooter Simoom Skate Starfish Stork
Skilful Springbok Tancred Tarpon Telemachus
Tempest Tetrarch Tenacious Thisbe Thruster
  Tormentor Tornado Torrent Torrid  
Thornycroft Specials
Rosalind Radiant Retriever Taurus Teazer
Yarrow Specials
Sabrina Strongbow Surprise Sybille Truculent
  Tyrant Ulleswater  
Modified "R" Class
Ulster Undine Tower Trenchant Tristram
  Tirade Ursula Ulysses  
  Umpire Urchin Ursa  
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