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In August of 1925, ''Retriever'', along with {{UK-Raider}}, {{UK-Rocket}} and {{UK-Redgauntlet}} of the Portland Anti-Submarine Flotilla were selected to be scrapped.{{ToL|Anti-Submarine Flotilla Changes|Tuesday, May 25, 1926; pg. 20; Issue 44280}}
 
In August of 1925, ''Retriever'', along with {{UK-Raider}}, {{UK-Rocket}} and {{UK-Redgauntlet}} of the Portland Anti-Submarine Flotilla were selected to be scrapped.{{ToL|Anti-Submarine Flotilla Changes|Tuesday, May 25, 1926; pg. 20; Issue 44280}}
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Following an earlier round of a flotilla leader and seventeen destroyers, ''Retriever'' was named in September 1925 as one of an additional fifteen destroyers to be scrapped in the fiscal year starting 1 April, 1926.{{ToL|More Destroyers to be Scrapped|Tuesday, September 22, 1925, Issue 44073, p.7}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==

Latest revision as of 08:34, 14 August 2019

H.M.S. Retriever (1917)
Pendant Number: F.64 (Jan 1917)
F.58 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[2]
Ordered: July 1915 (6th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 15 Jan, 1917[5]
Completed: Mar, 1917[6]
Sold: 26 Jul, 1927[7]

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

Service

Recommissioned in Reserve at the Nore on 8 December, 1919.[8]

Re-commissioned on 12 January, 1925.[9]

In August of 1925, Retriever, along with Raider, Rocket and Redgauntlet of the Portland Anti-Submarine Flotilla were selected to be scrapped.[10]

Following an earlier round of a flotilla leader and seventeen destroyers, Retriever was named in September 1925 as one of an additional fifteen destroyers to be scrapped in the fiscal year starting 1 April, 1926.[11]

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. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 854.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 264.
  10. "Anti-Submarine Flotilla Changes." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, May 25, 1926; pg. 20; Issue 44280.
  11. "More Destroyers to be Scrapped." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, September 22, 1925, Issue 44073, p.7.
  12. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 894.
  13. Taylor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 438.
  14. Taylor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 438.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 854.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 264.
  17. "Destroyer for Scrapping." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Feb 01, 1927; pg. 23; Issue 44494.

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  
<– Talisman Class Destroyers (UK) "V" Class –>