H.M.S. Repulse (1916)

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H.M.S. Repulse (1916)
Pendant Number: 54 (Jan 916)
0A (Jan 1918)
26 (April, 1918)[1]
Builder: John Brown & Company, Clydebank
(Ship no. 443)[2]
Laid down: 25 Jan, 1915[3]
Launched: 8 Jan, 1916[4]
Commissioned: Aug, 1916[5]
Sunk: 10 Dec, 1941[6]
Fate: off Malaya

Construction & Service

Repulse was completed with her main battery director in place, but had her secondary battery director system installed in September, 1916 — one month after she entered service.[7]

Recommissioned at Portsmouth on 1 January, 1921.[8]

In 1923, in test firings of her submerged tubes, the torpedoes were discharged at intervals of 105, 154, 198 and 410 seconds.[9]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 31 December, 1924.[10]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 January, 1929 for service with the Battle Cruiser Squadron supporting the Atlantic Fleet.[11]

Re-commissioned on 14 October, 1932. In early 1933, she was soon to reduce, being left in the care of Commander P. L. Neville.[12]

Completed to full complement on 14 April, 1936.[13]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 36.
  2. Clydebank Battlecruisers. Footers.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 38.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 36.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 38.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 36.
  7. The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in HM Ships, pp. 9-11, 16.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 853.
  9. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1927. p. 54.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 263.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 264.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 264.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 267.
  14. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 397h.
  15. Fuller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 460.
  16. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397k.
  17. Dumaresq Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 340.
  18. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 892.
  19. Pound Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 294.
  20. Pound Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 294.
  21. Dreyer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 156.
  22. Dreyer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 156.
  23. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 156.
  24. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 156.
  25. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 263.
  26. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 262.
  27. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 40.
  28. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 40.
  29. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  30. Dreyer. The Sea Heritage. p. 287.
  31. Day of month taken from predecessor.
  32. Chilton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 86.
  33. Chilton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 86.
  34. Dickens Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 138.
  35. Dickens Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 138.
  36. Cochrane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 147.
  37. Inferred from next appointment. Cochrane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 147.
  38. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 264.
  39. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 266.
  40. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 321.

Bibliography


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