H.M.S. Violent (1917)

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H.M.S. Violent (1917)
Pendant Number: F.A1 (1917)
F.95 (Jan 1918)
F.31 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Launched: 1 Sep, 1917[3]
Completed: Nov, 1917[4]
Sold:

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

Service

Violent joined the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla in November, 1917.[5]

She re-commissioned at Chatham on 15 October, 1920.[6]

She was re-commissioned at Rosyth on 11 March, 1924 under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Francis Ernest Wright. By March 1925, she was working with the Ninth Destroyer Flotilla of the Atlantic Fleet.[7]

She was re-commissioned with Reserve Crew on 23 November, 1925.[8]

She commissioned at the Nore on 10 March, 1927[9] and then again on 15 November, 1927 for the Maintenance Reserve at Rosyth.[10]

In 1938, her bell was one of a number ships' bells the Royal Navy offered for sale to officers and others interested. It commanded a price of between £3-£10 plus packing and shipping. Interested parties were to apply to win one at its stated price, stating any special attachment or claim they had to the item(s) applied for.[11]

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. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 12.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 890.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 283.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 283.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 282a.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 282a.
  11. "Ships' Bells for Sale." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Dec 17, 1938; pg. 19; Issue 48180.
  12. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/89. f. 47.
  13. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/89. f. 47.
  14. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 936.
  15. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 190.
  16. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 190.
  17. Cavendish Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/19. ff. 179, 235.
  18. Cavendish Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/19. ff. 179, 235.
  19. The Navy List. (August, 1920). p. 890.
  20. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  21. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  22. Stileman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/191. f. 559.
  23. The Navy List. (September, 1920). p. 890.
  24. Stileman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/191. f. 559.
  25. Fletcher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/. f. ?.
  26. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 890.
  27. Fletcher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/. f. ?.
  28. Ohlenschlager Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/275. f. 645.
  29. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 836.
  30. Yorke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/260. f. 275.
  31. Yorke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/260. f. 275.
  32. Wright Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/304. f. ?.
  33. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 284.
  34. Wright Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/304. f. ?.
  35. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 282a.

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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