H.M.S. Tormentor (1917)

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H.M.S. Tormentor (1917)
Pendant Number: F.68 (Jan 1917)
G.06 (Jan 1918)
G.11 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: A. Stephen[2]
Ordered: Mar 1916 (8th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 22 May, 1917[5]
Completed: 22 Aug, 1917[6]
Sold: 19 Nov, 1929[7]
Fate: Wrecked 13 Dec 1929

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

Service

In 1918, Tormentor collided with Walker, and Lieutenant-Commander Percy John Helyar was told to be more careful in future.

Tormentor completed to Reduced Complement on 4 December, 1919.[8]

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. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 275a.
  9. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398n.
  10. Birkett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 518.
  11. Birkett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 518.
  12. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 921a.
  13. de Meric Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/284. f. 299.
  14. The Navy List. (September, 1920). p. 876.
  15. de Meric Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/284. f. 299.
  16. Ritter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/36. f. 36.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 876.
  18. Ritter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/36. f. 36.

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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