H.M.S. Roebuck (1901)

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H.M.S. Roebuck (1901)
Pendant Number: D.53 (1914)
D.67 (Sep 1915)
D.72 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie[2]
Ordered: 1899 Programme[3]
Laid down: 2 Oct, 1899[4]
Launched: 4 Jan, 1901[5]
Commissioned: Mar, 1902[6]
Broken up: 1919[7]

H.M.S. Roebuck was one of forty "C" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Service

In mid-1913, under the orders of the Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth and engaged in the intruction of cadets at Dartmouth.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 368.
  9. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 228/454.
  10. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 228/454.
  11. MacLean Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 285.
  12. MacLean Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 285.
  13. Gwatkin-Williams Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/83. f. 93.
  14. Gwatkin-Williams Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/83. f. 93.
  15. Rose Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/14. f. 14.
  16. Rose Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/14. f. 14.
  17. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 368.
  18. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 280.
  19. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 280.
  20. Coke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/399. f. 441.
  21. Coke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/399. f. 441.
  22. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  23. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 17 June, 1909. Issue 38988, col B, p. 9.
  24. Fawcett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. Unnumbered folio.
  25. Mackinnon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/228. f. 232.
  26. Fawcett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  27. Fawcett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  28. Cunningham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 286.
  29. Cunningham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 286.
  30. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 368.
  31. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 367.
  32. Thomson Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/141. f. 153.
  33. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 397n.
  34. Thomson Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/141. f. 153.
  35. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 897.
  36. Lloyd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/20. f. 20.

Bibliography


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