H.M.S. Volunteer (1919)

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H.M.S. Volunteer (1919)
Pendant Number: D.71 (Nov 1919)[1]
Builder: Denny[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1918 (1st Order)[3]
Launched: 17 Apr, 1919[4]
Completed: 7 Nov, 1919[5]
Commissioned: 27 Oct, 1919[6]
Sold: 4 Mar, 1947[7]

H.M.S. Volunteer was one of fifteen destroyers of the Modified "W" class.

Service

Volunteer was commissioned on 27 October, 1919.[8]

She was re-commissioned at Devonport on 8 October, 1923. By March 1925, she was with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p.85.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p.85.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 313.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 896.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 896.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 285.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 896.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 839.
  12. Jauncey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/132. f. 488.
  13. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  14. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  15. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 286.
  17. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  18. Harvey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/166. f. 165.
  19. Harvey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/166. f. 165.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 285.
  21. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  22. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  23. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  24. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  25. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 285.

Bibliography


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