H.M.S. Romola (1916)

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H.M.S. Romola (1916)
Pendant Number: G.83 (1916)
G.18 (Jan 1918)
G.15 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: John Brown[2]
Ordered: Jul 1915 (6th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 14 May, 1916[5]
Completed: Aug, 1916[6]
Sold: 13 Mar, 1930[7]

H.M.S. Romola was one of 62 destroyers of the "R" class.

Service

Upon completion, Romola and Sarpedon joined the Eleventh Destroyer Flotilla in September, 1916, being the first destroyers other than "M" class in that formation.[8]

Romola re-commissioned at Devonport on 27 April, 1920.[9]

Romola re-commissioned at Devonport on 20 December, 1923.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 70.
  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. 70.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (September, 1916). p. 12.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 857.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 265a.
  11. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  12. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397o.
  13. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  14. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  15. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 897.
  16. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  17. Percival Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/255. f. 303.
  18. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 857.
  19. Percival Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/255. f. 303.
  20. Wright Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/304. f. ?.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 804.
  22. Wright Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/304. f. ?.

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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