H.M.S. Tempest (1917)

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H.M.S. Tempest (1917)
Pendant Number: F.76 (Jan 1917)
F.72 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield[2]
Ordered: Mar 1916 (8th Order)[3][4]
Launched: 26 Jan, 1917[5]
Completed: 20 Mar, 1917[6]
Handed over: 28 Jan, 1937[7]

H.M.S. Tempest was one of sixty-two "R" class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy in 1916-17.

Service

Tempest joined the Harwich Force's Tenth Destroyer Flotilla, a formation then consisting of eighteen "R" and nine "M" class destroyers, upon her commissioning in March, 1917.

In February, 1919 she moved to join the post-war Fourth Destroyer Flotilla.

Recommissioned with reduced Complement on 11 October, 1919.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 70.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  4. March. British Destroyers. p. 184.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  6. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 310.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 70.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 274.
  9. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  10. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  11. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398f.
  12. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 80.
  13. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 916.
  15. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 916.
  17. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 916.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 872.
  19. Bingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/117. f. 117.
  20. Bingham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/117. f. 117.
  21. Dane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/34. f. ?.
  22. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 872.
  23. Dane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/34. f. ?.
  24. Bate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/180. f. 585.
  25. Bate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/180. f. 585.
  26. Eastwick-Field Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/289. f. 662.
  27. Eastwick-Field Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/289. f. 662.

Bibliography


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