H.M.S. Viscount (1917)

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H.M.S. Viscount (1917)
Pendant Number: G.24 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Thornycroft[2]
Launched: 29 Dec, 1917[3]
Completed: 4 Mar, 1918[4]
Commissioned: 13 Aug, 1920[5]
Sold: 20 Mar, 1945[6]

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

Service

Viscount commissioned at Portsmouth on 13 August, 1920.[7]

She was re-commissioned at Chatham on 15 September, 1924. By March, 1925 she was with the Second Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 74.
  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. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 74.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 890.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 283.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 936.
  10. Shuttleworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/165. f. 569.
  11. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  12. The Navy List. (June, 1920). p. 890.
  13. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  14. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 890.
  15. Creagh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/95. f. 220.
  16. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  17. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  18. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 836.
  20. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 283.
  22. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 283.
  23. Hammersley-Heenan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/289. ff. 303, 304.
  24. Hammersley-Heenan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/289. ff. 303, 304.

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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