Between 1923 and 1925 she was reconverted back to a cruiser. Media in category "HMS Vindictive (ship, 1918)" The following 7 files are in this category, out of 7 total. Originally designed as a "Hawkins" class heavy cruiser and laid down under the name HMS "Cavendish", she served in several different roles and underwent several conversions in a remarkably varied career that lasted until she was scrapped in 1946. HMS Vindictive was a Seaplane Carrier built 1918, a converted Effingham Class Cruiser , converted back in 1924. Passage Her conversion involved removal of 3 of her 6in guns and the fitting September             Deployed HMS Adventure (M 23) HMS Alaunia (F 17) HMS Ausonia (F 53) HMS Ranpura (F 93) HMS Resource (F 79) HMS Vindictive: HMS Wayland (F 137) HMS Albatross (I 22) HMS Artifex (F 28) HMS Sandhurst (F 92) 8 Repair Ships (10 names) of the class. high level air attacks which disrupted landing arrangements and were. The larger ship on the left is HIJMS Akashi providing repair services to smaller warships in Truk lagoon.. Japan found repair ships valuable for Pacific island bases. Destroyer ZULU. Proper, an Arm, the hand grasping a Scimitar all Gold. for transfer to, for support duties after allied landings in North, March                    Nominated ), 13th        Bombarded landing area with HMS 1944 hit by long-range, circling, "Dackel" aircraft torpedo. In February 1946 HMS Vindictive was sold for scrap and broken up. After 11 years use as a cruiser yet another conversion was Refitted (See HITLER'S U-BOAT WAR RP PPC at the best online prices at eBay! Designed as an Cavendish class heavy cruiser but redesigned as a aircraft carrier and renamed HMS Vindictive. They left Freetown as part of a convoy and on the first day out, she broke down. Sold Feb-1946 and broken up at Blyth. She served as a base ship during the Norwegian Campaign and later with the South Atlantic fleet during 1940-1942, Mediterranean Fleet 1943-1944 and Home Fleet and reserve 1945. HMS Vindictive was the Dutch navy's frigate Bellona launched at Rotterdam in 1786 that the Royal Navy captured at the Capitulation of Saldanha Bay in 1796 and broke up in 1816. Naval ships involved in landing the troops and to provide cover were; battleship HMS Resolution (Capt. At the beginning of the Second World War she was converted into a repair ship . HMS Nominated Media in category "HMS Vindictive (ship, 1897)" The following 27 files are in this category, out of 27 total. I am replacing my first post here wich contained typos and needed some facts corrections. More Of: This Photographer - This Ship: Photo Comments (2) Comments sorting method : rarcand on Sep 19, 2013 01:14 (7 years ago) I would like to thanks Kyle Stubs for the precisions that he posted here. Previously he had served on HMS Vindictive, a repair ship based at Freetown and volunteered to go to Lagos and prepare the ship for the voyage home. ... At the beginning of the Second World War she was converted into a repair ship. May                        Deployed HMS 'Vindictive' at Zeebrugge, 23 April 1918. HMS Vindictive (1897), an Arrogant-class cruiser used in the Zeebrugge Raid September             After the Vindictivewas reduced to Reserve on 30 November, 1920. carried six or eight aircraft, depending on their type. Scrapped at Blyth in February 1946. HMS Vindictive was a Training Ship built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, laid down 29th June 1916, launched 17th January 1918 and commissioned 1st October 1918 as HMS "Cavendish", a cruiser. Group I comprised troopships MONARCH OF October                  Under conversion. retained and a catapult with crane for recovery were HMS Vindictive. 9th          HM Battleship VALIANT met Group I to HMSVindictive1919.jpg 412 × 741; 145 KB. This cruiser was launched on RESOLUTION, HMS EFFINGHAM. result her use during WW2 was limited to support duties. l s   o f   W a r   O. Bevir, RN), light cruisers HMS Aurora (Capt. As all the class were named after famous Elizabethan seafarers, this fifth ship was named Cavendish after the adventurer and circumnavigator Thomas Cavendish. She was then returned to the Port Line in 1947. Germany selected for use as a Repair Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian Campaign. to '7 ' 5 Howitzer and Stokes guns HMS Vindictive'; and an aerial view of the mole at Zeebrugge, 1918 RMG PV3346.jpg 1,280 × 916; 419 KB. Register and Upload them now! for support of planned landings at. Saved by David Robson. At the beginning of the Second World War she was converted into a repair ship. A study of HMS 'Vindictive' and the 'Daffodil' during the Zeebrugge raid, 23 April 1918 RMG PV3376.jpg 1,280 × 910; 1.53 MB. to                            Passage to Portsmouth. 108: 6.685: 1,532: Built by Harland and Wolf. HMS Vindictive’s role in the Zeebrugge raid on St George’s day 1918 is well known to First World War naval historians but details of her conversion for the event are difficult to ascertain. One of Vindictive ' s 7.5-inch howitzers was acquired and preserved by the Imperial War Museum. HMS Vindictive Aircrash 4.jpg 1,244 × 518; 342 KB. July                         Deployed HMS Vindictive (1813), a 74-gun third rate ship of the line launched in 1813 and sold in 1871. In response, the British navy immediately sent the heavy cruiser HMS Vindictive, the light cruisers HMS Carlisle and Emerald, the minesweeper HMS Petersfield, and the destroyers HMS Witherington, Wolsey, Wishart, Gnat, Veteran, Caradoc, Verity and Wild Swan toward Nanjing. 1923 reconversion as cruiser, later training ship, then repair ship, destroyer depot ship. to                            of Assault Phase. Ending Monday 22nd day of December 1919. In 1929 two newly built vessels, the submarine depot ship HMS Medway and the purpose built, fleet repair ship HMS Resource joined the fleet. The work carried out at Chatham dockyard prior to the raid was shrouded in secrecy with very few details being recorded at the time. towed to Blyth. for passage to Vaagsfjord, See reference.. In 1925 the ship was for initial landings. for transfer to Oran for support duties after allied landings in North, Joined October                  Nominated A 1/1250 scale second-hand model of HMS Vindictive as a repair ship. Hamilton, DSO, RN), HMS Effingham (Capt. HMS Vindictive after the Zeebrugge Raid. M. Richmond, OBE, RN) and HMS Wren (Cdr. carrier, ex-Cavendish-class light cruiser, Edited by Gordon HMS Vindictive. 12th        Passage to Norway in Convoy NP1 taking troops The weather during this operation was extremely poor with raging gales, and the ship had to return to Scapa Flow to repair damage to her forward break water. At the beginning of WWII she was converted into a repair ship. for return to UK for repair duties after HMS Vindictive was a Seaplane Carrier built 1918, a converted Effingham Class Cruiser , converted back in 1924. placed on the Disposal List. Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian campaign. Vindictive was laid up at Faslane in December 1945. In 1939-1940 she was converted to a repair ship. for Accommodation and repair purposes in support of operations off the French. HMS Vindictive. a forewarning of the extent of air defence required. This is just to the north of Narvik. as Base Repair Ship at, October                  Nominated google_ad_client = "pub-7466149702193824"; A.R. Under under an Emergency War Programme and was ordered in July 1917- She was laid down Polish SOBIESKI, FRANCONIA, LANCASTRIA and. Proper, an Arm, the hand grasping a Scimitar all Gold, D e t a i Won the Battle Honour : Norway 1940. to West Africa Command for support of escorts. google_ad_slot = "8788879265"; your own Pins on Pinterest By the time the crew of the blockade ship HMS Vindictive were transferred to HMS Warwick by motor launches ML 254 and ML 276 dawn was breaking and the tide had fallen and it was necessary to leave Ostend by the deep-draught route which had not been cleared of mines: "At 4 am HMS Warwick struck a mine which destroyed the afterpart of the ship. At the start of the First World War she was the only member of the class still on active service. S e r v i  c e, (for more ship information, At the beginning of the Second World War she was converted into a repair ship. 24th        Embarked troops at Bogden 18th        Embarked troops at Bygen In Klammern ist das Jahr der Indienststellung angegeben. Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel. She was (Note: outbreak of war with Germany selected for use as a Repair She was laid down at the Belfast yard of Harland & Wolff in July 1916. HMS Vindictive was a 74-gun third-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 30 November 1813 at Portsmouth. Improved BIRMINGHAM-Class cruiser built by Harland and Wolff at Belfast Taken in hand for conversion to new role. on 8th December 1917 Air cover for this operation was provided, from a distance, by aircraft from HMS Ark Royal (Capt. in continuation. 4th          Embarked troops for evacuation. to                            Laid-up at Portsmouth. Put into reserve 1945. Carried bombardment with HMS WARSPITE, HMS ENTERPRISE and HM Previously he had served on HMS Vindictive, a repair ship based at Freetown and volunteered to go to Lagos and prepare the ship for the voyage home. (Bulk of history from Aircraft Carriers of the World, 1914 to the Present by Roger Chesneau 1984.) (Note: The town was captured successfully. provide additional cover during. She was converted into, and completed, as an experimental aircraft carrier. for reduction to Reserve status, June                        Paid This ship was sold to BISCO for demolition by HMS VINDICTIVE remained in Reserve at Portsmouth until 1946 when Long shot profile of a hospital ship - CMB in the foreground. Model: HMS Vindictive Used by: 5025|5026|5027, Started as heavy cruiser Cavendish (Hawkins class). Vindictive was de-militarised and converted into a training ship in 1936–1937. google_ad_width = 728; June                        Took part in final evacuation from Narvik again converted and reverted to use as a cruiser in 1929. with Home Fleet at Scapa Flow. MARNE was seriously damaged after being hit by another torpedo. Tonnage (Displacement): 12,500 (Seagoing): 9,750 (List Navy) Extreme length: 605' 0" Extreme breadth: 65' 0" Engines: Manufacturer: Messrs Harland & Wolff, Belfast. The fifth and last was ordered in April 1916. Repair Ship. HMS Vindictive subsequently became a training ship in 1937, and repair ship in 1939 till the end of the war Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian Campaign. Commanded by Captain Edgar Grace RN. Vindictive was de-militarised and converted into a training ship in 1936–1937. LOG of HMS VINDICTIVE. P.N. August                  Transferred Later this day these ships also bombarded Narvik with the assistance of aircraft from the Ark Royal. 7.5 inch howitzer HMS Vindictive IWM Q 20555.jpg 800 × 561; 34 KB. The ship Film showing HMS Vindictive and other naval vessels of the type used in the raid on Ostend, 10 May 1918. Following conversion back into a cruiser with a reduced aircraft capacity, she sailed from Chatham the Fifth Light Cruiser Squadron on the China Stationearly in 1926. Rate this photo. HMS Vindictive was laid down by Harland and Wolff at Belfast on 26 June 1916 and was launched on 17 January 1918, being completed as an aircraft carrying cruiser on 21 September 1918. A.J. AURORA, HM Destroyers SOMALI, FAME, HAVELOCK, WREN and BERMUDA, Polish, BATORY, for return to, for repair duties after H.T. AJM Models HMS Vindictive – The AJM Models HMS Vindictive aircraft carrier is a very nice kit of an unusual ship. and was intended to be named CAVENDISH, but on selection to be converted for use Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Navy British Repair Ship HMS VINDICTIVE c1940s? Commissioned at Chatham on 20 August, 1928 with Fleet Air Arm Flight No. HMS Vindictive (15342979562).jpg 1,000 × 718; 133 KB. 7 likes. July                         Deployed Equipping HMS Vindictive for Aircraft. Eventually she was repaired and the journey resumed without incident, … back to Contents Listor Naval-History.Net, revised 5/6/11 R.S.G. 2. Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian Campaign. My father served as a crew member on the Ostend to Dover ferry route and after every voyage he offered me a present, usually a Dinky toy or a small Airfix plane kit in a plastic bag bought from a toy shop in Dover. Post Sep 17, 2019 #1 2019-09-17T12:18. Placed on the dunes as a monument and there is an information plaque describing how significant HMS Vindictive's role was in the World War. The officers commanding HMS Hecla, HMS Marneand HMS Venomousand, presumably, HMS Vindictive, the other destroyer depot ship being escorted to the invasion beaches in north Africa were required to write Reports of Proceedings giving their account of the loss ofHecla. for support of ships deployed in Norway after the German invasion. The Xanthus-class repair ships were a class of five auxiliary ships built for the United States Navy and Royal Navy. The rest of the convoy carried on leaving the Duchessa alone in waters known to be patrolled by U-boats. Used in the South Atlantic 1940-42, the Mediterranean 1943-44. VINDICTIVE. for passage to land near Narvik after preliminary bombardment. She was later May                        Based 2,245 881 11. The design of the Hawkins-class cruisers was finalized in late 1915 and four ships were ordered in December of that year. DIRK BONNE'S 1:72 scale model. HMS Adamant (1940) – submarine depot ship; HMS Vindictive (1940) – ex-training cruiser, destroyer depot ship; Unicorn (1943) – fleet aircraft maintenance carrier; HMS Adventure (1944) – ex-minelayer, landing craft repair ship; UK merchant ship conversions Hull repair type. Naval History Homepage operations retained in use as an Accommodation Ship. Returned to Harstad when released from support duty. 1945 paid off It was last used for a This ship was sold to BISCO for demolition by Launched 17 January 1918. Skip to main content ... ML.558 approaches to semaphore. HMS Vindictive was selected for use as the assault ship in the attack on Zeebrugge, and was to land the first wave of seamen storming parties and Royal Marines on the Mole. With the exception of the report by Captain Ackland, the CO of HMS Vindictive, BHC0669. SHP: 60,000 Forced Draught Die Liste historischer Schiffe der Royal Navy enthält Namen bekannter Schiffe, die bei der britischen Royal Navy in Dienst standen. As a During the Second World War, 11 merchant ships were converted into general repair ships, six of which were former passenger liners. The heavily damaged wheel of HMS Vindictive at the centre of the Seebrugge and Ostend raids which resulted in the award of 11 Victoria Crosses - Taken by Alan O. Watkins 10 Apr 2014 . In October, HMS Repulse was off Norway carrying out an unsuccessful search for the battlecruiser Gneisenau, and the cruiser Koln. HMS VINDICTIVE remained in Reserve at Portsmouth until 1946 when placed on the Disposal List. HMS "Vindictive" was a warship built during the First World War for the Royal Navy (RN). Refitted Originally designed as a Hawkins-class heavy cruiser and laid down under the name Cavendish, she served in several different roles and underwent several conversions in a remarkably varied career that lasted until she … HMS Vindictive was a warship built during the First World War for the Royal Navy (RN). go January                  Freetown deployment (Bulk of history from Aircraft Carriers of the World, 1914 to the Present by Roger Chesneau 1984.) W.Y la L. Beverley, RN) and the destroyers HMS Somali (Capt. escort for Group I Evacuation Convoy. cruiser in 1897 which achieved renown when she took part in the Zeebrugge and Ostend Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Navy British Repair Ship HMS VINDICTIVE c1940s? She paid off to a C. & M. Party on 10 February, 1925.In that year, she became the first Royal navy ship with a catapult for launching aircraft, though by mid 1932, this would no longer be in place. HMS Cochrane (parent ship, Coast of Scotland Command) (for ship's complement) (02.1941)-(12.1941) HMS Cochrane (parent ship, Rosyth) * 31.01.1942-(08. (Note: Saved by David Robson. authorised and the ship was converted for use as a Cadet Training Ship. Free shipping for many products! off and reduced to Reserve. World War Two served as a repair ship. Got photos of this ship? The rest of the convoy carried on leaving the Duchessa alone in waters known to be patrolled by U-boats. Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page. They left Freetown as part of a convoy and on the first day out, she broke down. and type name in Site Search. 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