H.M.S. Verdun (1917)

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H.M.S. Verdun (1917)
Pendant Number: F.2A (1917)
F.91 (Jan 1918)
F.16 (Sep 1918)[1]
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie[2]
Launched: 21 Aug, 1917[3]
Commissioned: 16 Oct, 1917[4]
Sold:

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

Service

Verdun was completed/commissioned on either 16 October, 1917[5] or 3 November.[6]

She was assigned to the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla in October.[7]

Verdun was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 4 December, 1923.[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. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 881. I am presuming the 1919 year given is a typo.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 881. I am presuming the 1919 year given is a typo.
  6. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 312.
  7. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 12.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.
  9. Corlett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/47. f. 252.
  10. Corlett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/47. f. 252.
  11. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 925a.
  12. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  13. Cavendish Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/19. ff. 179, 235.
  14. Cavendish Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/19. ff. 179, 235.
  15. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 881.
  17. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  18. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  19. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 829.
  21. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  22. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  23. Snepp Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144/553. f. 553.
  24. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 280.
  25. Snepp Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144/553. f. 553.
  26. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.

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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