H.M.S. Verity (1919)

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H.M.S. Verity (1919)
Pendant Number: F.36 (Sep 1919)[1]
Builder: John Brown[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1918 (1st Order)[3]
Launched: 19 Mar, 1919[4]
Commissioned: 11 Sep, 1919[5]
Sold: 4 Mar, 1947[6]

H.M.S. Verity was one of fifteen destroyers of the Modified "W" class.

Service

Verity was commissioned/completed on either 11[7] or 17 September, [8] 1919.

She was re-commissioned on 6 July, 1923. By March 1925 she was with the Third 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. 881.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 881.
  8. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 312.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 881.
  11. Gourley Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/33. f. 38.
  12. Bernard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/96. f. ?.
  13. Inferred from Curteis's record and a cancelled appointment for Bernard that month.
  14. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  15. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  16. Curteis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/13. f. 13.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 280.
  18. Curteis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/13. f. 13.
  19. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 283.

Bibliography


Modified "W" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
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Thornycroft Specials
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