H.M.S. Vidette (1918)

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H.M.S. Vidette (1918)
Pendant Number: F.07 (Jun 1918)[1]
Builder: Alexander Stephen & Sons[2]
Launched: 28 Feb, 1918[3]
Completed: 27 Apr, 1918[4]
Commissioned: 18 Apr, 1918[5]
Sold:

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

Service

Vidette was commissioned on 18 April, 1918.[6]

She was re-commissioned at Port Edgar on 27 September, 1923. By March 1925, she was operating with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla as part of the Atlantic Fleet.[7]

After paying off into Dockyard Control at Devonport on 2 June, 1927,[8] she commissioned at Devonport 26 August, 1927 for service with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic.[9]

Re-commissioned at Devonport 27 April, 1931 for service with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic,[10] where she remained until at least early 1933.[11]

She transferred to the Reserve Fleet at Devonport on 17 May, 1935.[12]

Commissioned at Devonport on 6 May, 1936 for service with the First Anti-Submarine Flotilla at Portland.[13]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  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. 890.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 890.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 283.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 282a.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 282a.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 282.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 286.
  12. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 288.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 288.
  14. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  15. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 935.
  16. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  17. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  18. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  19. The Navy List. (November, 1920). p. 933.
  20. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 890.
  21. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  22. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 283.
  24. Harter Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/123. f. 487.
  25. Harter Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/123. f. 487.
  26. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 282a.
  27. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  28. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  29. Gossage Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/95. f. 95.
  30. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 282a.
  31. Gossage Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/95. f. 95.
  32. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 282.
  33. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 286.
  34. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 288.

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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