H.M.S. Vivacious (1917)

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H.M.S. Vivacious (1917)
Pendant Number: F.32 (1917)
G.71 (Jan 1918)
G.01 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Yarrow & Company[2]
Launched: 3 Nov, 1917[3]
Completed: 29 Dec, 1917[4]
Sold:

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

Service

In January, 1918, Vivacious joined the Eleventh Destroyer Flotilla – that formation's first "V" class destroyer.[5]

She re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 18 December, 1920.[6]

She was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 6 June, 1924 for service with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[7]

The ship was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 25 January, 1927 for service with the First Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[8]

Vivacious was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 11 June, 1929 for service with the First Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean. She was paid off into Dockyard Control at Sheerness on 21 October, 1930.[9]

She was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 29 December, 1931.[10]

She paid off into Maintenance Reserve at Portsmouth on 11 August, 1933.[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. (January, 1918). p. 12.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 890.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 283.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 283.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 282a.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 287.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 289.
  12. Bate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/180. f. 585.
  13. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 936.
  14. Bate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/180. f. 585.
  15. Stanistreet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/240. f. 254.
  16. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 890.
  17. Stanistreet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/240. f. 254.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 837.
  19. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  20. Creswell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/79. f. 439.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 284.
  22. Creswell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/79. f. 439.
  23. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 283.
  24. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 283.
  25. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 283.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 287.

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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