H.M.S. Velox (1917)

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H.M.S. Velox (1917)
Pendant Number: H.43 (Apr 1918)
D.40 (Sep 1918)
G.65 (Nov 1918)[1]
Builder: Doxford[2]
Launched: 17 Nov, 1917[3]
Completed: 1 Apr, 1918[4]
Commissioned: 14 Mar, 1918[5]
Sold:

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

There was an earlier destroyer named Velox.

Service

Velox was commissioned on 14 March, 1918[6] and immediately joined the Dover Patrol's Sixth Destroyer Flotilla.[7]

She was re-commissioned on 3 May, 1923. By March 1925, she was with First 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. 880.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 880.
  7. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1918). p. 14.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.
  9. Strong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 38.
  10. Strong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 38.
  11. Hamond Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/45/170. f. 174.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 923a.
  13. Hamond Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/45/170. f. 174.
  14. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 923a.
  15. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 80.
  16. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 80.
  17. Williamson-Napier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/34. f. 388.
  18. The Navy List. (November, 1919). p. 924.
  19. Williamson-Napier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/34. f. 388.
  20. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/290. f. 305.
  21. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 880.
  22. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/290. f. 305.
  23. Bignell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/117. f. 521.
  24. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 855.
  25. Bignell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/117. f. 521.
  26. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/290. f. 305.
  27. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 880.
  28. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/290. f. 305.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 279.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.
  31. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  32. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  33. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 283.
  34. Colvill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/7. f. 7.
  35. Colvill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/7. f. 7.

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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