H.M.S. Resolution (1915)

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H.M.S. Resolution (1915)
Pendant Number: 8A (Aug 1914)
1A (Jan 1918)
57 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Palmer[2]
Ordered: 1913 Programme[3]
Laid down: 29 Nov, 1913[4]
Launched: 14 Jan, 1915[5]
Commissioned: 7 Dec, 1916[6]
Sold: 5 May, 1948[7]
Fate: Scrapped

Service

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 4 January, 1924 for service with the Second Battle Squadron, Atlantic Fleet.[8]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 15 September, 1936 for service with the Second Battle Squadron, Home Fleet.[9]

Boats

In July 1914, the ship was appropriated 42-foot motor launch No. 254, though the boat was not yet delivered from the contractor.[10]

Alterations

In March, 1915, Open Director Sights were ordered for all[Inference] her turrets. They were likely in place by her completion.[11]

Her secondary battery directors were installed in April, 1917.[12]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 34.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 35.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 35.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 35.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 34.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 854.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 34.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 264.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 267.
  10. Admiralty Weekly Order No. 122 of 10 July, 1914.
  11. The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in H.M. Ships, p. 16.
  12. The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in H.M. Ships, p. 16.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 397i.
  14. Bruen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 210/418.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 397l.
  16. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  17. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 894.
  18. Backhouse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 206.
  19. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 894.
  20. Alington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/336. f. 336.
  21. Alington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/336. f. 336.
  22. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 853.
  23. Townsend Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/79. f. 98.
  24. Townsend Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/79. f. 98.
  25. Harper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 214.
  26. Hardy Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/316. f. 355.
  27. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 263.
  28. Hardy Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/316. f. 355.
  29. Fitzmaurice Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 8.
  30. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  31. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  32. Usborne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/115. f. 118.
  33. Usborne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/115. f. 118.
  34. Rede Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/42. f. 42.
  35. Rede Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/42. f. 42.
  36. Bingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/117. f. 117.
  37. Bingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/117. f. 117.
  38. Horton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/317. f. 6.
  39. Horton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/317. f. 6.
  40. Cunningham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/269., f. 136.
  41. Cunningham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/269., f. 136.
  42. Sturdee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/214. f. 115.
  43. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 267.
  44. Sturdee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/214. f. 115.
  45. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  46. Knox-Little Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/119. f. 127.
  47. Knox-Little Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/119. f. 127.
  48. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  49. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  50. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  51. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  52. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  53. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography

  • Admiralty, Gunnery Branch (1917). The Director Firing Handbook. O.U. 6125 (late C.B. 1259). Copy No. 322 at The National Archives. ADM 186/227.
  • Admiralty, Gunnery Branch (1918). Handbook of Captain F. C. Dreyer's Fire Control Tables, 1918. C.B. 1456. Copy No. 10 at Admiralty Library, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
  • Admiralty, Technical History Section (1919). The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in H.M. Ships. Vol. 3, Part 23. C.B. 1515 (23) now O.U. 6171/14. At The National Archives. ADM 275/19.


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