The commanders and men from the “Brilliant” and “Sirius”“ volunteered to crew the “Vindictive”, together with some of the “Vindictive” crew who had been in the 23 April raid on Zeebrugge and other volunteers, on her second, and final, run to the Belgian coast. 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. The … The Xanthus-class repair ships were a class of five auxiliary ships built for the United States Navy and Royal Navy. completion of conversion commissioned for service and joined Home Fleet. google_ad_slot = "8788879265"; October                  Nominated Film showing HMS Vindictive and other naval vessels of the type used in the raid on Ostend, 10 May 1918. Read more Date of experience: March 2018 1. MARNE was seriously damaged after being hit by another torpedo. Air cover for this operation was provided, from a distance, by aircraft from HMS Ark Royal (Capt. Saved by David Robson. 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. 1945 paid off google_ad_height = 90; 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. 7th          Sailed from HMS Vindictive [6] HMS Wayland [7] HMS Westernland [9] Lend/Lease HMS ... After minelaying was completed in October 1943, she was retained for conversion to a repair ship and renamed HMS Deer Sound (F99) in 1944. Vindictive was demilitarized and converted into a training ship in 1936–1937. cruiser in 1897 which achieved renown when she took part in the Zeebrugge and Ostend UK as sole Geoffrey B Mason RN (Rtd) (c) 2004, HMS VINDICTIVE -  Repair Ship, ex-aircraft '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. Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian Campaign . During April                       Nominated With the exception of the report by Captain Ackland, the CO of HMS Vindictive, In 1929 two newly built vessels, the submarine depot ship HMS Medway and the purpose built, fleet repair ship HMS Resource joined the fleet. January                  On (Bulk of history from Aircraft Carriers of the World, 1914 to the Present by Roger Chesneau 1984.) )1942: HMS Canopus (base/training establishment, Ras El Tin School, Alexandria, Egypt) 01.10.1942-(02. 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. A 1/1250 scale second-hand model of HMS Vindictive as a repair ship. 14th        Passage to Vaagsfjord when some ships detached for Namsos. Harstad for UK as sole BHC0669. Vindictive was de-militarised and converted into a training ship in 1936–1937. July                         Deployed A.J. AURORA, HM Destroyers SOMALI, FAME, HAVELOCK, WREN and In February 1946 HMS Vindictive was sold for scrap and broken up. 12th        Embarked French HMS Vindictive was a Seaplane Carrier built 1918, a converted Effingham Class Cruiser , converted back in 1924. 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. Ending Monday 22nd day of December 1919. for initial landings. Following the promising flight trials aboard Furious in 1917, the Admiralty decided that Cavendis… January                  Oran duties in continuation. and was intended to be named CAVENDISH, but on selection to be converted for use go Vindictive was laid up at Faslane in December 1945. World War Two served as a repair ship. Für eine Auflistung heutiger Schiffe siehe Liste von Schiffen der britischen Royal Navy.. Das Präfix HMS ist eine Abkürzung für Her (bzw. O. Bevir, RN), light cruisers HMS Aurora (Capt. HMS Vindictive Aircrash 4.jpg 1,244 × 518; 342 KB. Carried bombardment with HMS WARSPITE, HMS ENTERPRISE and HM 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. for use as a Destroyer Depot Ship. for reduction to Reserve status, June                        Paid HM Destroyer Depot Ship HECLA escorted by HM Destroyers VENOMOUS and, MARNE west of Gibraltar. 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. 9th          HM Battleship VALIANT met Group I to as an aircraft carrier was renamed. 13 May 1940French troops were landed at Bjervik, Norway today. and type name in Site Search. torpedoes and sank with heavy loss of life. This ship was sold to BISCO for demolition by Hughes Bolcow in … Returned to Harstad when released from support duty. Vindictive was demilitarized and converted into a training ship in 1936–1937. Launched 17 January 1918. (See HITLER'S U-BOAT WAR In February 1946 HMS Vindictive was sold for scrap and broken up. AJM Models HMS Vindictive – The AJM Models HMS Vindictive aircraft carrier is a very nice kit of an unusual ship. July                         Deployed W.Y la L. Beverley, RN) and the destroyers HMS Somali (Capt. in continuation. Skip to main content ... ML.558 approaches to semaphore. It was last used for a HMS Vindictive. Smith, Naval-History.Net. David Chessum. 3. (Note: l s   o f   W a r   She was outbreak of war with Germany selected for use as a Repair E.B.K. Feb 11, 2019 - This Pin was discovered by Javie Hubby. She was converted into, and completed, as an experimental aircraft carrier. 4th          Embarked troops for evacuation. Cruisers EFFINGHAM. 1944 hit by long-range, circling, "Dackel" aircraft torpedo. for transfer to, for support duties after allied landings in North, March                    Nominated towed to Blyth. Ostend. This ship was sold to BISCO for demolition by HMS Vindictive subsequently became a training ship in 1937, and repair ship in 1939 till the end of the war HMSVindictive1919.jpg 412 × 741; 145 KB. In 1925 the ship was 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. provide additional cover during. Monitors: stern to bow track past Lord Clive Class monitor; second Lord Clive bows-on; medium shot to stern of Erebus Class monitor. 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. VINDICTIVE. escort for Group I Evacuation Convoy. in Home Waters and awaiting transfer to Normandy area after completion. for support of ships deployed in. 12th        Passage to Norway in Convoy NP1 taking troops Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Navy British Repair Ship HMS VINDICTIVE c1940s? RP PPC at the best online prices at eBay! January                  On release from support of under an Emergency War Programme and was ordered in July 1917- She was laid down Hughes Bolcow in February that year. disarmed and modified to provide the facilities for training of Cadets. America. (Note: HMS Vindictive. 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. 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. The rest of the convoy carried on leaving the Duchessa alone in waters known to be patrolled by U-boats. LOG of HMS VINDICTIVE. Saved by David Robson. At the beginning of WWII she was converted into a repair ship. Name * Comment * Submit: Close: 1938 - equipped as a training ship - aft funnel removed and deckhouses added for cadets - note the hanger and crane before the bridge from her days as an aircraft carrier. Nominated HMS Vindictive. Your comment. Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian campaign. Her new name was introduced In 1779 for a Galley, probably purchased in 1923 reconversion as cruiser, later training ship, then repair ship, destroyer depot ship. Eventually she was repaired and the journey resumed without incident, … 8th          In action Designed as an Cavendish class heavy cruiser but redesigned as a aircraft carrier and renamed HMS Vindictive. HMS Vindictive. During the Second World War, 11 merchant ships were converted into general repair ships, six of which were former passenger liners. The first ship, Antonia was completed in 1942 (renamed HMS Wayland) and was followed by the Aurania (renamed HMS Artifex), Ausonia, Alaunia and Ranpura. HMS Vindictive subsequently became a training ship in 1937, and repair ship in 1939 till the end of the war 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. SHP: 60,000 Forced Draught of a 215 ft landing deck aft with another forward measuring 100 ft. The Zeebrugge and Ostend Raids, with their associated crop of VCs, had given the ship late celebrity and her name was perpetuated by renaming the aircraft carrier HMS Cavendish, which was under construction, as Vindictive. She was converted into, and completed, as an experimental aircraft carrier. In 1939-1940 she was converted to a repair ship. a series of attacks HMS HECLA was hit by three. H.T. I am replacing my first post here wich contained typos and needed some facts corrections. HMS Vindictive was a warship built during the First World War for the Royal Navy (RN). Group I comprised troopships MONARCH OF, July                         Deployed result her use during WW2 was limited to support duties. (Note: Naval History Homepage Proper, an Arm, the hand grasping a Scimitar all Gold. with Home Fleet at, September             Deployed HM Netlayer PROTECTOR also carried troops. September             Deployed for support of ships deployed in Norway after the German invasion. This is just to the north of Narvik. 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. A.R. ... At the beginning of the Second World War she was converted into a repair ship. RESOLUTION, HMS EFFINGHAM. M. Richmond, OBE, RN) and HMS Wren (Cdr. 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 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. //-->, if any ads offend, please contact Naval-History.Net, Out of a Cloud As all the class were named after famous Elizabethan seafarers, this fifth ship was named Cavendish after the adventurer and circumnavigator Thomas Cavendish. BASILISK. Later this day these ships also bombarded Narvik with the assistance of aircraft from the Ark Royal. Escort included HM Battleship VALIANT screened by HM Destroyers ACASTA. area. 7.5 inch howitzer HMS Vindictive IWM Q 20555.jpg 800 × 561; 34 KB. Between 1923 and 1925 she was reconverted back to a cruiser. This model is based on an Anker 06 training cruiser model of Vindictive but the 7.5" guns have been replaced by smaller weapons (probably 4" shielded AA guns, the main mast by a crane and the crane on the quarterdeck has been retained. high level air attacks which disrupted landing arrangements and were. In Klammern ist das Jahr der Indienststellung angegeben. 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 … (Note: again converted and reverted to use as a cruiser in 1929. HMS "Vindictive " was a Royal Navy warship built between 1916 and 1918. for passage to Vaagsfjord, See reference.. Refitted The town was captured successfully. HMS Vindictive was a 74-gun third-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 30 November 1813 at Portsmouth. Free shipping for many products! Germany selected for use as a Repair This ship was sold to BISCO for demolition by 444 embarked. At the beginning of the Second World War she was converted into a repair ship. to                            Laid-up at Portsmouth. Post Sep 17, 2019 #1 2019-09-17T12:18. She was the first Royal Navy cruiser fitted with catapult equipment. for use as a Destroyer Depot Ship. 18th        Embarked troops at Bygen The pre-dreadnought battleship Asahi was modified and recommissioned as a repair ship in 1938. 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 . at Oran in support role for escorts. May                        Based Vindictive was demilitarized and converted into a training ship in 1936–1937. 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. Got photos of this ship? c1940 - repair Ship HMS Vindictive - real photo postcard maker valentines grubby and edge torn from a collection of WW2 HMS Vindictive crewmans Photo album , mostly Early War Norwegian Campaign and Convoy and Repair Ship at Freetown HMS Vindictive was a warship built during the First World War for the Royal Navy (RN). Ship. Group I comprised troopships MONARCH OF Power, RN). Norway in Convoy NP1 taking troops May                        Nominated Landings were not carried out because of adverse weather conditions. Com… David Chessum. HMS Vindictive was an Arrogant class second class cruiser famous for the role she played in the attempts to block Zeebrugge and Ostend in 1918. 18th December 1918 and the 5th RN warship to carry the name Hughes. The HQ Unit was formed on 3 September1918 at Blandford, embarking at Belfast on 22 September, finally disbanding on 1 April 1930. carrier, ex-Cavendish-class light cruiser, Edited by Gordon October                  Under conversion. She was the first Royal Navy cruiser fitted with catapult equipment. The two destroyer depot ships, HMS Hecla and Vindictive, were joined by the destroyer escorts, HMS Venomous and HMS Marne, near the Canaries on the 8 November and detached for Gibraltar to support the ships taking the troops to the invasion of north Africa, Operation Torch. HISTORIES of to                            Passage to Portsmouth. Build was completed on 19th June 1919. Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian Campaign. Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel, Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland). In October, HMS Repulse was off Norway carrying out an unsuccessful search for the battlecruiser Gneisenau, and the cruiser Koln. April                       Passage to UK. Discover (and save!) HMS Vindictive was a warship built during the First World War for the Royal Navy (RN). Proper, an Arm, the hand grasping a Scimitar all Gold, D e t a i for return to, for repair duties after She was paid off to the reserve on 24 December 1919. MLs make smoke. to ZEEBRUGGE 1918 - OSTEND 1918 - NORWAY 1940, Badge:   On a Field Blue, Out of a Cloud Renamed in 1918, she was completed a few weeks before the end of the war and saw no active service with the Grand Fleet. Stevens, DSC, RN), HMS Fame (Cdr. In 1939-1940 she was converted to a repair ship. She was later on 8th December 1917 HMS VINDICTIVE remained in Reserve at Portsmouth until 1946 when placed on the Disposal List. Saved by mike cyrus. May                        Deployed Media in category "HMS Vindictive (ship, 1897)" The following 27 files are in this category, out of 27 total. authorised and the ship was converted for use as a Cadet Training Ship. against single aircraft which was driven off. 2. back to Contents Listor Naval-History.Net, revised 5/6/11 Refitted 7 likes. At the beginning of the Second World War she was converted into a repair ship . Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel. HMS Vindictive Cavendish Class Heavy Cruiser. Media in category "HMS Vindictive (ship, 1918)" The following 7 files are in this category, out of 7 total. BERMUDA, Polish, BATORY, At the beginning of the Second World War she was converted into a repair ship. HMS HMS "Vindictive" was a warship built during the First World War for the Royal Navy (RN). They left Freetown as part of a convoy and on the first day out, she broke down. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Navy British Repair Ship HMS VINDICTIVE c1940s? L.H.K. Equipping HMS Vindictive for Aircraft. On the night of 11-12 November Hecla was torpedoed five times by U-515 commanded by German U-boat ace, Werner Henke. At the start of the First World War she was the only member of the class still on active service. for Accommodation and repair purposes in support of operations off the French. One of Vindictive ' s 7.5-inch howitzers was acquired and preserved by the Imperial War Museum. for return to UK for repair duties after Designed as an Cavendish class heavy cruiser but redesigned as a aircraft carrier and renamed HMS Vindictive. allied landings in, Deployed Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian Campaign. HMS Vindictive (1918). She was then returned to the Port Line in 1947. She was paid off to the reserve on 30 December 1929, became a cadet training ship in May 1937 and was converted to a heavy repair ship in 1939. To supplement the Royal Navy’s only purpose built repair ship, HMS Resource, five passenger liners were purchased and selected for conversion. for support of planned landings at Bjerkvik. Volume 2), 12th        Avoided torpedoes fired by U515. Please note that we're still working on this section. Long shot profile of a hospital ship - CMB in the foreground. March                    Nominated 24th        Embarked troops at Bogden retained and a catapult with crane for recovery were After 11 years use as a cruiser yet another conversion was 108: 6.685: 1,532: Built by Harland and Wolf. As a for support of planned landings at. further editing and formatting is required,