H.M.S. Vectis (1917)

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H.M.S. Vectis (1917)
Pendant Number: F.A0 (1917)
F.94 (Jan 1918)
F.06 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: J. Samuel White[2]
Launched: 4 Sep, 1917[3]
Completed: 5 Dec, 1917[4]
Sold:

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

Service

Vectis commissioned on 15 November, 1917.[5] In December 1917, she joined the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla.[6]

She re-commissioned on 27 August, 1920.[7]

Vectis was re-commissioned at Devonport on 4 December, 1923. By March, 1925 she was serving with the Ninth Destroyer Flotilla with the Atlantic Fleet.[8]

She was re-commissioned with Reserve Crew on 23 November, 1925.[9]

She commissioned on 31 January, 1927 for service with the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic Fleet.[10]

Vectis completed a boiler re-tubing at Sheerness Royal Dockyard on 1 March, 1927.[11]

Vectis was next commissioned on 1 April, 1928.[12]

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. (August, 1920). p. 879b.
  6. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1917). p. 12.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 879b.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 279.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 278.
  11. "Naval And Military." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Feb 24, 1927; pg. 7; Issue 44514.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 277.
  13. Harris-St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/131. f. 71.
  14. The Navy List. (August, 1920). p. 879b.
  15. Harris-St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/131. f. 71.
  16. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 879b.
  17. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  18. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  19. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 828.
  21. Troup Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/225. f. ?.
  22. Troup Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/225. f. ?.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 279.
  24. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  25. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Nov 02, 1927; pg. 21; Issue 44728.

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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