H.M.S. Relentless (1916)

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H.M.S. Relentless (1916)
Pendant Number: G.57 (Sep 1915)
G.69 (Jan 1917)[1]
Builder: Yarrow[2]
Launched: 15 Apr, 1916[3]
Completed: May, 1916[4]
Sold:

H.M.S. Relentless was one of one hundred and three destroyers of the "M" class built for the Royal Navy during the Great War.

Service

Relentless was one of three "M" class destroyers to form the new Fourteenth Destroyer Flotilla in May-June, 1916. She operated with the flotilla as it grew much stronger, working in support of the Grand Fleet until it was disbanded in February, 1919 at which time she was made a tender to Greenwich on "miscellaneous service."

Reduced to Reserve at Portsmouth on 28 April, 1919.[5]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 68.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 80.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 80.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 309.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 263.
  6. Leith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/437. f. 439.
  7. Leith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/437. f. 439.
  8. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397j.
  9. Colville Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/231. f. 235.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 891.
  11. Bignell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/117. f. 521.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 855.
  13. Bignell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/117. f. 521.

Bibliography


"M" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design (Three Funnels)
Matchless Murray Myngs Milne Moorsom
Morris Mons Marne Mystic Maenad
Manners Mandate Magic Moresby Marmion
Martial Mary Rose Menace Mameluke Marvel
Mischief Mindful Nonsuch Negro Nessus
Noble Nizam Nomad Nonpareil Norman
Northesk North Star Nugent Obedient Obdurate
Onslaught Onslow Opal Ophelia Opportune
Oracle Orestes Orford Orpheus Octavia
Ossory Nestor Napier Narborough Narwhal
Nicator Norseman Oberon Observer Offa
Orcadia Oriana Oriole Osiris Paladin
Parthian Partridge Pasley Plucky Portia
Pheasant Phoebe Pigeon Plover Penn
Peregrine Pelican Pellew Petard Peyton
  Prince Pylades Medina Medway  
Thornycroft Specials (Three Funnels)
Mastiff Meteor Michael Milbrook Minion
Munster Nepean Nereus Patrician Patriot
  Rapid Ready  
Yarrow Specials (Two Funnels)
Miranda Minos Manly Moon Morning Star
Mounsey Musketeer Nerissa Relentless Rival
Hawthorn Leslie Specials (Four Funnels)
  Mansfield Mentor  
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