Ships that have been requisitioned as auxiliaries
Requisitioned Auxiliaries - R
Official Number: 136686
Pennant No: Y 7.114
Launched: 27 March 1914
Into Service: 2 September 1914
Out of service: 1918
Fate: 24 December 1941 hit a mine & sank
8 March 1913 launched by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend as Yard Nr: 919 named ROSALIND for Oil Tank S.S. Co Ltd (C.T. Bowring & Co Ltd, Managers) Liverpool
April 1913 completed
28 November 1913 requisitioned for Admiralty service as an oiler, name unchanged.
June 1929 completed by Ateliers & Chantiers du Sud Ouest, Bordeaux as Yard Nr 22 named ROXANE for Cie Auxiliaire de Nav, Le Havre.
3 August 1939 british Naval Authorities refused to allow 2 French tankers depart Port Said for France fearing their oil cargoes would fall into German hands and the ships were seized.