H.M.S. Rodney (1925)

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H.M.S. Rodney (1925)
Pendant Number: 29[1]
Builder: Cammell Laird[2]
Laid down: 28 Dec, 1922[3]
Launched: 17 Dec, 1925[4]
Commissioned: Nov, 1927[5]
Broken up: 1948[6]
H.M.S. Rodney was one of two Nelson Class dreadnoughts completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Rodney was commissioned at Devonport on 7 December, 1927.[7]

She was re-commissioned at Devonport on 16 April, 1930.[8]

She was re-commissioned at Devonport on 12 April, 1932 to serve with the Second Battle Squadron of the Home Fleet.[9]

She was grounded on 9 October, 1935 in circumstances involving another vessel, M.V. Atlas. Captain Custance was faulted for the misfortune.[10]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Rodney_(29) Wikipedia
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 14.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1929). pp. 264-5.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 266.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 268.
  10. Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 265.
  12. Kitson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 186.
  13. Kitson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 186.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 264.
  15. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  16. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  17. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  18. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 265.
  19. Bellairs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  20. Superseded that month. Tovey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 131.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 267.
  22. Tovey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 131.
  23. Tovey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 131.
  24. Day of month taken from Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  25. Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  26. Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  27. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  28. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  29. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  30. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  31. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  32. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  33. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  34. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  35. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography


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