H.M.S. Rosalind (1916)

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H.M.S. Rosalind (1916)
Pendant Number: G.95 (Jan 1917)
G.89 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Thornycroft[2]
Ordered: July 1915 (6th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 14 Oct, 1916[5]
Completed: DEc, 1916[6]
Sold: 13 Jul, 1926[7]

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

Service

Rosalind joined the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla in December, 1916[8] – the only "R" class destroyer in the formation. She left the following month to join the Fifteenth Destroyer Flotilla,[9] staying there through the end of the war until being shifted to the post-war Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in March, 1919.[10]

She was re-commissioned with reduced complement on 15 December, 1919.Template:NLJan25

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  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. 71.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 12.
  9. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (January, 1917). p. 12.
  10. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 11.
  11. Knowles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/52. f. 257.
  12. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397o.
  13. Knowles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/52. f. 257.
  14. McGrath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/96. f. 95.
  15. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 897.
  16. McGrath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/96. f. 95.
  17. The Navy List. (November, 1920). p. 857.
  18. Pender Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 834.
  19. Pender Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 834.
  20. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 857.
  21. Magee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/251. f. 521.
  22. Magee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/251. f. 521.

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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