H.M.S. Vancouver (1917)

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H.M.S. Vancouver (1917)
Pendant Number: G.04 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Beardmore[2]
Launched: 28 Dec, 1917[3]
Completed: 9 Mar, 1918[4]
Sold: 4 Mar, 1947[5]

H.M.S. Vancouver was one of twenty-five "V" class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy in 1917-18. She was renamed H.M.S. Vimy in April, 1928.

Service

Vancouver re-commissioned on 3 December, 1918.[6]

She was re-commissioned on 3 May, 1923. By March 1925, she was with First Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic.[7]

She re-commissioned as H.M.S. Vimy on 4 September, 1928.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 83.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 83.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 312.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 879b.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 282a.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 879b.
  10. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 837.
  12. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  13. Stanistreet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/240. f. 254.
  14. Stanistreet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/240. f. 254.
  15. Braddyll Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/212. f. 280.
  16. Braddyll Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/212. f. 280.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 827.
  18. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  19. Colvill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/7. f. 7.
  20. Colvill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/7. f. 7.

Bibliography


"V" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
Vancouver Vanessa Vanity Vanquisher Vanoc
Vega Velox Vehement Venturous Vendetta
Venetia Verdun Versatile Verulam Vesper
  Vidette Violent Vimiera Vittoria  
  Vivacious Vivien Vortigern Vectis  
Thornycroft Specials
  Viceroy Viscount  
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