H.M.S. Wallace (1918)

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H.M.S. Wallace (1918)
Pendant Number: D.3A (Feb 1919)[1]
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[2]
Launched: 26 Oct, 1918[3]
Sold: 20 Mar, 1945[4]

H.M.S. Wallace was one of five Shakespeare class flotilla leaders.

Service

Wallace was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 11 December, 1920.[5]

She was completed to full crew on 12 November, 1924 and proceeded to lead the First Destroyer Flotilla as part of the Atlantic Fleet.[6]

She re-commissioned on 1 June, 1927 and was attached to the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic Fleet.[7]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 4 September, 1928 for work with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic Fleet.[8]

She was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 11 November, 1930 for continued work with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic Fleet.[9]

Commissioned at Devonport on 30 June, 1932 for service with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla, which was now part of Home Fleet.[10]

Equipment

In 1919, she was selected to receive one of the first five Renouf Torpedo Tactical Instrument Type As.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 71.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 897.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 286.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 285.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 286.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 285.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 289.
  11. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1919. p. 118.
  12. Harrison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/164. f. 568.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 941.
  14. Harrison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/164. f. 568.
  15. Money Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 215.
  16. Money Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 215.
  17. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/341. f. 341.
  18. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/341. f. 341.
  19. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 897.
  20. Betty Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 397.
  21. Betty Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 397.
  22. Cunningham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 286.
  23. Cunningham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 286.
  24. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 286.
  25. Creagh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/95. f. 220.
  26. Creagh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/95. f. 220.
  27. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 286.
  28. Crabbe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/168. f. 169.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 253.
  30. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 286.
  31. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/30. f. 186.
  32. Elliott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/30. f. 186.
  33. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 285.
  34. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  35. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.

Bibliography


Shakespeare Class Flotilla Leader
Shakespeare Spenser Wallace Keppel Broke
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