|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Ramage & Ferguson Ltd. (Leith, Scotland, U.K.)|
|Launched||13 Nov 1901|
|Lost||11 Dec 1941|
|Loss position||35° 59'N, 5° 17'W|
Displacement: 526 tons. Completed in January 1902. Purchased by the Admiralty in September 1939. Served as Armed Boarding Vessel.
HMS Rosabelle (Lt.Cdr. Percy Stephenson Thompson, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk about 10 nautical miles South-South-East of Gibraltar in position 35º59'N, 05º17'W by the German submarine U-374 (30 dead, 12 survivors).
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Rosabelle|
Commands listed for HMS Rosabelle
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||S.Lt. Harold Hinksman Brown, RNR||12 Sep 1939||3 Jan 1941|
|2||J L Clarke, RNR||3 Jan 1941||14 Sep 1941|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Percy Stephenson Thompson, RD, RNR||14 Sep 1941||11 Dec 1941|
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