H.M.S. Rob Roy (1916)

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H.M.S. Rob Roy (1916)
Pendant Number: G.92 (Jan 1917)
G.87 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Denny[2]
Ordered: Jul 1915 (6th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 28 Aug, 1916[5]
Completed: 15 Dec, 1916[6]
Sold: 13 Jul, 1926[7]

H.M.S. Rob Roy was one of sixty-two "R" class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy in 1916-17.

Service

Rob Roy joined the Grand Fleet's Fifteenth Destroyer Flotilla in December, 1916.[8]

She completed to reduced complement no 31 August, 1920.[9]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 17 January, 1924.[10]

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. (December, 1916). p. 12.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 856.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 265a.
  11. Abbay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/338. f. ?.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 896.
  13. Abbay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/338. f. ?.
  14. Grubb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/143. f. 348.
  15. Grubb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/143. f. 348.
  16. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/290. f. 305.
  17. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/290. f. 305.
  18. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 856.
  19. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 265a.

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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