H.M.S. Voyager (1918)

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H.M.S. Voyager (1918)
Pendant Number: G.36 (Jun 1918)[1]
Builder: A. Stephen[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 8 May, 1918[4]
Completed: 24 Jun, 1918[5]
Commissioned: 8 Jun, 1918[6]
Grounded: 23 Sep, 1942[7]
Fate: Destroyed by crew

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

Service

Voyager was commissioned on 8 June, 1918[8] and joined the Eleventh Destroyer Flotilla in July.[9] She served with the Eleventh until it was disbanded in March, 1919, at which point she was allocated along with the Eleventh's other "V"s and "W"s to the new First Destroyer Flotilla.[10]

She was re-commissioned on 6 June, 1924 at Devonport and joined the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[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. 84.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 84.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 312.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 896.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 896.
  9. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1918). p. 12.
  10. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 11.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 286.
  12. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1920). p. 896.
  14. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  15. Hughes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/195. f. 563.
  16. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 896.
  17. Hughes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/195. f. 563. Month COULD be August.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 840.
  19. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 286.
  20. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 285.
  21. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  22. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.

Bibliography


"W" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
Wakeful Watchman Walpole Whitley Walker
Westcott Walrus Wolfhound Warwick Wessex
Voyager Whirlwind Wrestler Winchelsea Winchester
  Westminster Windsor Wryneck Waterhen  
Thornycroft Specials
  Wolsey Woolston  
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