H.M.S. Vansittart (1919)

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H.M.S. Vansittart (1919)
Pendant Number: D.64 (Nov 1919)[1]
Builder: Beardmore[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1918 (1st Order)[3]
Launched: 17 Apr, 1919[4]
Completed: 5 Nov, 1919[5]
Commissioned: 22 Oct, 1919[6]
Sold: 25 Feb, 1946[7]

H.M.S. Vansittart was one of fifteen destroyers of the Modified "W" class. She was completed after the war.

Service

Vansittart was commissioned on 22 October, 1919.[8]

She was re-commissioned at Chatham on 8 October, 1923. By March 1925, she was part of the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p.85.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p.85.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 313.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 879b.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 879b.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  10. Bush Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/129. f. 485.
  11. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 879b.
  12. Bush Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/129. f. 485.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 827.
  14. Graham Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/331. f. 345.
  15. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 279.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  17. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  18. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  19. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.
  20. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.

Bibliography


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