Basil Edward Reinold

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Basil Edward Reinold ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Around 1912, he developed a system to permit a rangefinder, gyrocompass receiver and Forbes speed indicator to further automate the process of using a James Calculator to determine Torpedo Deflection.[1]

Life & Career

Reinold was appointed in command of the destroyer Plucky on 28 December, 1918.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frank A. Rothera
Captain of H.M.S. Hind
Jul, 1917[3] – 1918[Inference]
Succeeded by
David J. R. Simson
Preceded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Lochinvar
27 Dec, 1917[4]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Patrick W. R. Weir
Captain of H.M.S. Plucky
28 Dec, 1918[5] – 30 Apr, 1919[Inference][6]
Succeeded by
Joseph H. L. Yorke


  1. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1912. p. 27.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 868.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 394k.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 834.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 868.
  6. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 868.