(Bulk of history from Aircraft Carriers of the World, 1914 to the Present by Roger Chesneau 1984.) Long shot profile of a hospital ship - CMB in the foreground. Commanded by Captain Edgar Grace RN. H.T. Used in the South Atlantic 1940-42, the Mediterranean 1943-44. google_ad_height = 90; 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 . 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. The rest of the convoy carried on leaving the Duchessa alone in waters known to be patrolled by U-boats. Escort included HM Battleship VALIANT screened by HM Destroyers ACASTA. google_ad_width = 728; March                    Nominated For the period commencing Wednesday 1st day of January 1919. World War Two served as a repair ship. America. At the beginning of the Second World War she was converted into a repair ship. as an aircraft carrier was renamed. DIRK BONNE'S 1:72 scale model. 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. to                            Laid-up at Portsmouth. and was intended to be named CAVENDISH, but on selection to be converted for use 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. allied landings in, Deployed Saved by David Robson. 4th          Embarked troops for evacuation. July                         Deployed escort for Group I Evacuation Convoy. Vindictivewas reduced to Reserve on 30 November, 1920. In 1925 the ship was Laid Down 29 June 1916. A repair ship is a naval auxiliary ship designed to provide maintenance support to warships.Repair ships provide similar services to destroyer, submarine and seaplane tenders or depot ships, but may offer a broader range of repair capability including equipment and personnel for repair of more significant machinery failures or battle damage. As all the class were named after famous Elizabethan seafarers, this fifth ship was named Cavendish after the adventurer and circumnavigator Thomas Cavendish. to AJM Models HMS Vindictive – The AJM Models HMS Vindictive aircraft carrier is a very nice kit of an unusual ship. 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. 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.J. for return to, for repair duties after Read more Date of experience: March 2018 Com… W.Y la L. Beverley, RN) and the destroyers HMS Somali (Capt. Feb 11, 2019 - This Pin was discovered by Javie Hubby. Vindictive was demilitarized and converted into a training ship in 1936–1937. for support of planned landings at Bjerkvik. google_ad_client = "pub-7466149702193824"; Polish SOBIESKI, FRANCONIA, LANCASTRIA and. HMS Vindictive. To supplement the Royal Navy’s only purpose built repair ship, HMS Resource, five passenger liners were purchased and selected for conversion. July 1925 result her use during WW2 was limited to support duties. 108: 6.685: 1,532: Built by Harland and Wolf. in Home Waters and awaiting transfer to. Free shipping for many products! HMS Vindictive. The cruiser (ex-aircraft carrier) Vindictive was converted into a Training Ship in 1936-37 so that she wouldn't count towards the RNs LNT30 cruiser quota that they had to reduce to by 31 Dec 1936. of a 215 ft landing deck aft with another forward measuring 100 ft. Fine art. escort for Group I Evacuation Convoy. 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. 7 likes. 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. Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian Campaign. placed on the Disposal List. 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. for support of ships deployed in Norway after the German invasion. 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. In October, HMS Repulse was off Norway carrying out an unsuccessful search for the battlecruiser Gneisenau, and the cruiser Koln. Model: HMS Vindictive Used by: 5025|5026|5027, Started as heavy cruiser Cavendish (Hawkins class). HMS Vindictive was a Royal Navy warship built between 1916 and 1918. HM Destroyer Depot Ship HECLA escorted by HM Destroyers VENOMOUS and, MARNE west of Gibraltar. Her new name was introduced In 1779 for a Galley, probably purchased in The town was captured successfully. Saved by mike cyrus. 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. December              Deployed Geoffrey B Mason RN (Rtd) (c) 2004, HMS VINDICTIVE -  Repair Ship, ex-aircraft January                  Oran duties in continuation. January                  On Chasseurs at Bjerkvik. Repair Ship. Won the Battle Honour : Norway 1940. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Navy British Repair Ship HMS VINDICTIVE c1940s? October                  Under conversion. Ending Monday 22nd day of December 1919. 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. AURORA, HM Destroyers SOMALI, FAME, HAVELOCK, WREN and disarmed and modified to provide the facilities for training of Cadets. allied landings in Normandy. She was laid down at the Belfast yard of Harland & Wolff in July 1916. Discover (and save!) HMS Vindictive was a Seaplane Carrier built 1918, a converted Effingham Class Cruiser , converted back in 1924. ZEEBRUGGE 1918 - OSTEND 1918 - NORWAY 1940, Badge:   On a Field Blue, Out of a Cloud 7th          Sailed from HM Netlayer PROTECTOR also carried troops. Hughes. outbreak of war with Germany selected for use as a Repair Germany selected for use as a Repair At the beginning of WWII she was converted into a repair ship. 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 In Klammern ist das Jahr der Indienststellung angegeben. Register and Upload them now! HMS Vindictive. April                       Nominated The HQ Unit was formed on 3 September1918 at Blandford, embarking at Belfast on 22 September, finally disbanding on 1 April 1930. 18th        Embarked troops at Bygen The ship O. Bevir, RN), light cruisers HMS Aurora (Capt. The work carried out at Chatham dockyard prior to the raid was shrouded in secrecy with very few details being recorded at the time. David Chessum. 7.5 inch howitzer HMS Vindictive IWM Q 20555.jpg 800 × 561; 34 KB. 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. Landings were not carried out because of adverse weather conditions. Originally designed as a Hawkins-class heavy cruiser and laid down under the name Cavendish, she was converted into an aircraft carrier while still being built. operations retained in use as an Accommodation Ship. Put into reserve 1945. Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel, Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland). LOG of HMS VINDICTIVE. and type name in Site Search. Other HMS Vindictive - 1st HMS Vindictive for support of planned landings at. Nominated Group I comprised troopships MONARCH OF, July                         Deployed (Note: under an Emergency War Programme and was ordered in July 1917- She was laid down Ostend. This ship was sold to BISCO for demolition by As a 2,245 881 11. At the beginning of the Second World War she was converted into a repair ship. Converted to a repair ship 1939-40. 1. with Home Fleet at, September             Deployed VINDICTIVE. Saved by David Robson. It was last used for a She was the first Royal Navy cruiser fitted with catapult equipment. Für eine Auflistung heutiger Schiffe siehe Liste von Schiffen der britischen Royal Navy.. Das Präfix HMS ist eine Abkürzung für Her (bzw. This is just to the north of Narvik. 8th          In action Converted to a training ship 1936-37, demilitarised and used as a Cadet Training Ship 1937-39. April                       Passage to UK. The design of the Hawkins-class cruisers was finalized in late 1915 and four ships were ordered in December of that year. HMS Vindictive subsequently became a training ship in 1937, and repair ship in 1939 till the end of the war 9th          HM Battleship VALIANT met Group I to One of Vindictive ' s 7.5-inch howitzers was acquired and preserved by the Imperial War Museum. Build was completed on 19th June 1919. carried six or eight aircraft, depending on their type. to                            Passage to Portsmouth. A 1/1250 scale second-hand model of HMS Vindictive as a repair ship. Destroyer ZULU. with Home Fleet at Scapa Flow. 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. 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. Between 1923 and 1925 she was reconverted back to a cruiser. Between 1923 and 1925 she was reconverted back to a cruiser. In 1939-1940 she was converted to a repair ship. I am replacing my first post here wich contained typos and needed some facts corrections. 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. 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. for reduction to Reserve status, June                        Paid 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). HMS 'Vindictive' at Zeebrugge, 23 April 1918. August                  Transferred Renamed in 1918, she was completed a few weeks before the end of the war and saw no active service with the Grand Fleet. Armstrong, RN). 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. in continuation. Air cover for this operation was provided, from a distance, by aircraft from HMS Ark Royal (Capt. The model of the ship depicting her as altered was commissioned by the Imperial War Museum … provide additional cover during. 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. 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. Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian campaign. September             After the After 11 years use as a cruiser yet another conversion was 14th        Passage to Vaagsfjord when some ships detached for Namsos. Hamilton, DSO, RN), HMS Effingham (Capt. Group I comprised troopships MONARCH OF cruiser in 1897 which achieved renown when she took part in the Zeebrugge and Ostend attacks in 1918 and was sunk as a blockship at for transfer to, for support duties after allied landings in North, March                    Nominated 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. Refitted google_ad_slot = "8788879265"; January                  On release from support of The forward hangar was Vindictive was demilitarized and converted into a training ship in 1936–1937. Operations showed however the need for a more heavily armed cruiser type designed to counter German commerce raiders and be posted in far away overseas stations to deal with 17… Commissioned at Chatham on 20 August, 1928 with Fleet Air Arm Flight No. HMS Vindictive. WW1 ROYAL NAVY TRENCH ART BRASS & MAHOGANY THE TRENCH ART OBJECT HAS BEEN MADE INTO A TABLE TAPER LIGHTER TAPER WOULD BE LIT AND PLACED IN BRASS PART PEOPLE COULD LIGHT THEIR CIGARETTES CIGARS FRO 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. January                  Freetown deployment 1923 reconversion as cruiser, later training ship, then repair ship, destroyer depot ship. off and reduced to Reserve. HMS "Vindictive" was a warship built during the First World War for the Royal Navy (RN). 1944 hit by long-range, circling, "Dackel" aircraft torpedo. 12th        Embarked French BHC0669. May                        Based Her first role after the conversion was completed in early 1940, however, was to transport troops during the Norwegian Campaign. l s   o f   W a r   a series of attacks HMS HECLA was hit by three. Ship. J.M. HMS "Vindictive " was a Royal Navy warship built between 1916 and 1918. Your comment. April                       Nominated You can help improve our commands section for initial landings. With the exception of the report by Captain Ackland, the CO of HMS Vindictive, Finished as Vindictive aircraft carrier. At the start of the First World War she was the only member of the class still on active service. HMS Vindictive was a warship built during the First World War for the Royal Navy (RN). ), 13th        Bombarded landing area with HMS 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. go Media in category "HMS Vindictive (ship, 1918)" The following 7 files are in this category, out of 7 total. BERMUDA, Polish, BATORY, ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS in WORLD WAR 2, by Lt Cdr HMS 2,245 881 11. Carried bombardment with HMS WARSPITE, HMS ENTERPRISE and HM Proper, an Arm, the hand grasping a Scimitar all Gold, D e t a i further editing and formatting is required,