H.M.S. Vimiera (1917)

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H.M.S. Vimiera (1917)
Pendant Number: F.28 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Launched: 22 Jun, 1917[3]
Completed: 19 Sep, 1917[4]
Mined: 9 Jan, 1942[5]

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

Service

In August, 1917, Vimiera was assigned to the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla.[6] She commissioned on 5 September, 1917.[7]

She was reduced to Reserve at Chatham on 7 October, 1920.[8]

Vimiera was re-commissioned at Chatham with Reserve Crew on 15 August, 1924. By March 1925, she was attached to the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

John Alan Pennington Legh was to be appointed on 17 January, 1919[28], but this was cancelled according to his Service Record.

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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 83.
  6. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 12.
  7. The Navy List. (June, 1920). p. 889.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 890.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 283.
  10. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398z.
  11. Moir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/232. f. 236.
  12. Moir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/232. f. 236.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 935.
  14. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 95.
  15. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 95.
  16. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/28. f. 31.
  17. The Navy List. (November, 1920). p. 890.
  18. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/28. f. 31.
  19. Blackman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/336. f. ?.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 836.
  21. Blackman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/336. f. ?.
  22. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 284.
  24. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  25. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  26. Wyndham-Quin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/322. f. 696.
  27. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 282a.
  28. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 935.

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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