H.M.S. Raider (1916)

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H.M.S. Raider (1916)
Pendant Number: G.81 (1916)
G.86 (Jan 1917)
G.82 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Ordered: May 1915 (6th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 17 Jul, 1916[5]
Completed: Oct, 1916[6]
Sold: 29 Apr, 1927[7]

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

Service

Raider was assigned to the Grand Fleet's Fifteenth Destroyer Flotilla in November, 1916, as it was just reaching a useful strength.[8]

She re-commissioned with reduced Complement on 20 November, 1919[9] and arrived at Harwich on 22 November.[10]

Left Chatham on 28 July, 1921.[11]

Re-commissioned on 9 August, 1922.[12]

Arrived at Pembroke Dock on 2 June, 1923[13] and in Londonderry on 11 July[14] and Lough Swilly on 13 July.[15]

On 28 August, 1923, she left Rosyth for Chatham.[16]

She left Chatham for Portsmouth on 15 January, 1925,[17] where she commenced a refit due to complete in April.[18] She then went to Portland, arriving 3 July, 1925.[19]

In August of 1925, the Raider, Redgauntlet, Rocket and Retriever of the Portland Anti-Submarine Flotilla were selected to be scrapped. Raider was to be replaced in her work by Torrent.[20] She finally departed Portland for Portsmouth on 2 June, 1926.[21]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

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. (November, 1916). p. 12.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 851.
  10. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 25, 1919; pg. 20; Issue 42266.
  11. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 30, 1921; pg. 17; Issue 42786.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 261.
  13. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jun 05, 1923; pg. 20; Issue 43359.
  14. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 13, 1923; pg. 10; Issue 43392.
  15. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jul 16, 1923; pg. 17; Issue 43394.
  16. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Aug 30, 1923; pg. 4; Issue 43433.
  17. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jan 17, 1925; pg. 16; Issue 43862.
  18. "Destroyer Refits." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Feb 24, 1925; pg. 18; Issue 43894.
  19. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jul 06, 1925; pg. 22; Issue 44006.
  20. "Anti-Submarine Flotilla Changes." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, May 25, 1926; pg. 20; Issue 44280.
  21. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jun 04, 1926; pg. 5; Issue 44289.
  22. Fraser Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/346. f. 344.
  23. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 889.
  24. Fraser Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/346. f. 344.
  25. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 889.
  26. Archer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/216. f. 586.
  27. The Navy List. (July, 1920). p. 851.
  28. Archer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/216. f. 586.
  29. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  30. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 851.
  31. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  32. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Mar 23, 1921; pg. 20; Issue 42676.
  33. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  34. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  35. Crohan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/174. f. 578.
  36. Crohan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/174. f. 578.
  37. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Sep 10, 1924; pg. 20; Issue 43753.
  38. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jul 06, 1925; pg. 22; Issue 44006.
  39. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 261.

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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