H.M.S. Venturous (1917)

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H.M.S. Venturous (1917)
Pendant Number: F.30 (1917)
F.21 (Jan 1918)
F.87 (Sep 1918)[1]
Builder: Denny[2]
Launched: 21 Sep, 1917[3]
Completed: 29 Nov, 1917[4]
Sold:

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

Service

In December 1917, Venturous joined the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla.[5] In March, 1918, she went to the Twentieth Destroyer Flotilla, part of the East Coast Forces.[6]

She completed to full Crew on 19 June, 1919.[7]

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

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

The apparent conflict between Jauncey and Bowles is noted.

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. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (December, 1917). p. 12.
  6. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1918). p. 15.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 880.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.
  9. Bowles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/144. f. 245.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 880.
  11. Bowles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/144. f. 245.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 880.
  13. Jauncey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/132. f. 488.
  14. Bush Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/129. f. 485.
  15. Bush Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/129. f. 485.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 828.
  17. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/294. f. 309.
  18. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/294. f. 309.
  19. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  20. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  21. Hammersley-Heenan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/289. ff. 303, 304.
  22. Hammersley-Heenan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/289. ff. 303, 304.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.
  24. Simson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/149. f. 150.
  25. Simson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/149. f. 150.
  26. Colvin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/170. f. 169.
  27. Colvin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/170. f. 169.
  28. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 279.

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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