H.M.S. Rodney (1925)

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H.M.S. Rodney (1925)
Pendant Number: 29[1]
Builder: Cammell Laird[2]
Laid down: 28 Dec, 1922[3]
Launched: 17 Dec, 1925[4]
Commissioned: Nov, 1927[5]
Broken up: 1948[6]
H.M.S. Rodney was one of two Nelson Class dreadnoughts completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

She was grounded on 9 October, 1935 in circumstances involving another vessel, M.V. Atlas. Captain Custance was faulted for the misfortune.[7]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Rodney_(29) Wikipedia
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  7. Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  8. Kitson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 186.
  9. Kitson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 186.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. Bellairs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. Unnumbered folio.
  15. Superseded that month. Tovey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 131.
  16. Tovey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 131.
  17. Tovey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 131.
  18. Day of month taken from Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  19. Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  20. Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  21. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  22. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  23. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  24. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  25. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  26. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  27. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  28. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  29. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  30. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

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