H.M.S. Venomous (1918)

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H.M.S. Venomous (1918)
Pendant Number: G.98 (Jun 1919)[1]
Builder: John Brown[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1918 (1st Order)[3]
Launched: 21 Dec, 1918[4]
Commissioned: 28 Apr, 1919[5]
Sold: 4 Mar, 1947[6]

H.M.S. Venomous (originally named H.M.S. Venom) was one of fifteen destroyers of the Modified "W" class.

Service

Venomous was commissioned on 28 April, 1919.[7] Another source gives 24 August, 1919.[8]

She was re-commissioned at Chatham on 8 October, 1923. By March 1925, she was part of 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. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 880. Given as 1918, but clearly a mistake.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 880. Given as 1918, but clearly a mistake.
  8. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 312.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.
  10. Russell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/124. f. 528.
  11. Russell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/124. f. 528.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 828.
  13. Gardner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/60. f. 66.
  14. McGrath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/96. f. 95.
  15. McGrath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/96. f. 95.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 279.

Bibliography


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