H.M.S. Vortigern (1917)

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H.M.S. Vortigern (1917)
Pendant Number: F.35 (1917)
G.21 (Jan 1918)
G.03 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: J. S. White[2]
Launched: 15 Oct, 1917[3]
Completed: 25 Jan, 1918[4]
Torpedoed: 15 Mar, 1942[5]

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

Service

Vortigern was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 11 December, 1920.[6]

She was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 3 May, 1923 and joined the First Destroyer Flotilla with the Atlantic Fleet.[7]

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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 83.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 896.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 285.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 896.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 839.
  10. Weir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/160. f. 159.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 286.
  12. Weir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/160. f. 159.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 285.
  14. Snepp Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144/553. f. 553.
  15. Snepp Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/144/553. f. 553.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 285.

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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