H.M.S. Vendetta (1917)

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H.M.S. Vendetta (1917)
Pendant Number: F.A3 (1917)
F.29 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[2]
Launched: 3 Sep, 1917[3]
Completed: 17 Oct, 1917[4]
Commissioned: 4 Oct, 1917[5]
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H.M.S. Vendetta was one of twenty-five "V" class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy in 1917-18.

Service

Vendetta was commissioned on 4 October, 1917[6] and was assigned to the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla that same month. As part of that formation, she screened and supported the Grand Fleet through the end of the war.[7]

She was re-commissioned on 6 June, 1924 at Portsmouth for service with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[8]

Vendetta was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 25 January, 1927 for service with the First Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[9]

Paid off into Dockyard Control at Chatham on 1 October, 1930.[10]

The destroyer was paid off at Portsmouth and commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy as H.M.A.S. Vendetta on 11 October 1933.

The ship was commissioned at Sydney on 10 October 1934.[11]

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. (October, 1917). p. 12.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 278.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 278.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 298.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 924.
  13. Ramsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 327.
  14. Ramsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 327.
  15. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  16. The Navy List. (August, 1920). p. 880.
  17. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  18. Nash Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/183. f. 551.
  19. Nash Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/183. f. 551.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 828.
  21. Bush Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/129. f. 485.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 279.
  23. Bush Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/129. f. 485.
  24. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  25. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  26. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 278.
  27. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  28. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  29. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 298.
  30. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 298.

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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