H.M.S. Vampire (1917)

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H.M.S. Vampire (1917)
Pendant Number: F.0A (1917)
G.70 (Jan 1918)
G.50 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: J. Samuel White[2]
Launched: 21 May, 1917[3]
Commissioned: 11 Sep, 1917[4]
Sunk: 9 Apr, 1942[5][6]
Fate: Japanese air attack

H.M.S. Vampire was one of five flotilla leaders of the "V" class.

Service

Vampire was commissioned on 11 September, 1917.[7]

She re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 6 June, 1924 for service with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[8]

Commissioned on 20 April, 1927 for service with the First Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[9]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 11 June, 1929.[10]

The ship was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy on 11 October 1933, becoming H.M.A.S. Vampire.

Vampire was commissioned in C Class Reserve at Westernport on 14 July, 1936.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 879b.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 879b.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 278.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 277.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 298.
  12. Strong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 38.
  13. Strong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 38.
  14. Trelawny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/32. f. 32.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396gg.
  16. Trelawny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/32. f. 32.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 923a.
  18. Godfrey Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/235. f. 235.
  19. Allsup Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/169. f. 170. Day of month is not clearly written.
  20. Allsup Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/169. f. 170.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 879b.
  22. Ramsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 327.
  23. Ramsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 327.
  24. Knowles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/52. f. 257.
  25. Knowles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/52. f. 257.
  26. Holt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/179. f. 240.
  27. Holt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/179. f. 240.
  28. Holt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/179. f. 240.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 278.
  30. Holt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/179. f. 240.
  31. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 279.
  32. Holt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/179. f. 240.
  33. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  34. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  35. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 278.
  36. Renouf Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/254. f. 268.
  37. Renouf Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/254. f. 268.
  38. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 277.
  39. Sandford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/319. f. ?.
  40. Sandford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/319. f. ?.

Bibliography


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