H.M.S. Vanessa (1918)

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H.M.S. Vanessa (1918)
Pendant Number: G.18 (Jun 1918)[1]
Builder: Beardmore[2]
Launched: 16 Mar, 1918[3]
Completed: 27 Apr, 1918[4]
Sold:

H.M.S. Vanessa was one of twenty-five "V" class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy in 1917-18.

Service

In May 1918, Vanessa joined the Eleventh Destroyer Flotilla, operating with the Grand Fleet.[5]

Vanessa re-commissioned on 3 October, 1918.[6]

She was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 15 September, 1924 for service with the Second Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic Fleet.[7]

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. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (May, 1918). p. 12.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 879b.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  8. Harrison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/164. f. 568.
  9. Harrison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/164. f. 568.
  10. Broadley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/309. f. 156.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1920). p. 879b.
  12. Broadley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/309. f. 156.
  13. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  14. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 879b.
  15. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  16. Ohlenschlager Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/275. f. 645.
  17. Ohlenschlager Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/275. f. 645.
  18. Yorke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/260. f. 275.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 827.
  20. Yorke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/260. f. 275.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  22. Ohlenschlager Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/275. f. 645.
  23. Warburton-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM196/146. f. 1.
  24. Warburton-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM196/146. f. 1.
  25. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 277.

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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