H.M.S. Vansittart (1919)

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H.M.S. Vansittart (1919)
Pendant Number: D.64 (Nov 1919)[1]
Builder: William Beardmore & Company[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]

She was re-commissioned at Devonport on 29 April, 1926 for continued service with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[10]

The ship re-commissioned on 21 August, 1928 for service with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[11]

Vansittart was re-commissioned at Chatham with Reserve Crew on 2 May, 1930.[12]

Reduced to Maintenance Reserve at Rosyth on 27 May, 1932.[13]

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. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 278.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 278.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 277.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 282.
  14. Bush Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/129. f. 485.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 879b.
  16. Bush Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/129. f. 485.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 827.
  18. Graham Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/331. f. 345.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 279.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  21. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  22. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  23. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 278.
  24. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.
  25. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.
  26. Uboat.net page on the man.
  27. Uboat.net page on the man.

Bibliography


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