H.M.S. Rifleman (1910)

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H.M.S. Rifleman (1910)
Pendant Number: H.82 (1914)
H.97 (Jan-Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: J. S. White[2]
Launched: 22 Aug, 1910[3]
Completed: Mar, 1911[4]
Sold: May, 1921[5]

H.M.S. Rifleman was one of twenty destroyers of the Acorn class.

Service

In mid-1913, active with Second Destroyer Flotilla.[6]

In December, 1915, Rifleman transferred to the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean, remaining there until being ordered home in February 1919.

Reduced to C. & M. Party at Portsmouth on 17 October, 1919.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 61.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 74.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 74.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 306.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 74.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 367.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 856.
  8. Denny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 284.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 367.
  10. Denny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 284.
  11. Bond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/51. f. 51.
  12. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 397j.
  13. Bond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/51. f. 51.
  14. Bowles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/144. f. 245.
  15. Bowles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/144. f. 245.
  16. Fletcher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/. f. ?.
  17. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397n.
  18. Fletcher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/. f. ?.
  19. Welby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/220. f. 284.
  20. Welby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/220. f. 284.
  21. Wrey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/62. f. 420.
  22. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 896.
  23. Wrey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/62. f. 420.

Bibliography


Acorn Class Destroyer
Acorn Alarm Brisk Sheldrake Staunch
Cameleon Comet Goldfinch Nemesis Nereide
Nymphe Fury Hope Larne Lyra
Martin Minstrel Redpole Rifleman Ruby
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