H.M.S. Vanity (1918)

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H.M.S. Vanity (1918)
Pendant Number: G.37 (Jun 1918)
G.19 (Sep 1918)[1]
Builder: Beardmore[2]
Launched: 3 May, 1918[3]
Completed: 21 Jun, 1918[4]
Sold:

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

Service

Vanity re-commissioned on 10 April, 1918.[5]

Vanity joined the Eleventh Destroyer Flotilla upon completion in July, 1918.[6]

She remained active with the Eleventh until it was disbanded in March, 1919, at which point she was allocated along with the Eleventh's other "V"s and "W"s to the new First Destroyer Flotilla.[7]

She was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 4 December, 1923 for service in the Ninth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic Fleet.[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. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 879b.
  6. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1918). p. 12.
  7. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 11.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  9. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  10. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  11. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  12. The Navy List. (September, 1920). p. 879b.
  13. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  14. Amedroz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/105. f. 310.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 879b.
  16. Amedroz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/105. f. 310.
  17. Holt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/179. f. 240.
  18. Holt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/179. f. 240.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 827.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 827.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 279.
  22. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/137. f. 136.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 279.
  24. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/137. f. 136.

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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