H.M.S. Volunteer (1919)

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H.M.S. Volunteer (1919)
Pendant Number: D.71 (Nov 1919)[1]
Builder: William Denny & Brothers[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]

She re-commissioned at Devonport on 29 April, 1926 for continued service in the Mediterranean with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla.[10]

The ship was re-commissioned on 21 August, 1928.[11]

She reduced to special reserve complement oat Devonport on 2 May, 1931.[12]

Re-commissioned in Reserve at The Nore on 19 February, 1932.[13]

Commissioned with a Reserve Complement on 29 July, 1933.[14]

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. (July, 1927). p. 285.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 285.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 285.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 289.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 289.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 896.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 839.
  17. Jauncey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/132. f. 488.
  18. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  19. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  20. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 286.
  22. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  23. Harvey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/166. f. 165.
  24. Harvey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/166. f. 165.
  25. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 285.
  26. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  27. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  28. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 285.
  29. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  30. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  31. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 285.
  32. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Mar 04, 1930; pg. 26; Issue 45452.

Bibliography


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