H.M.S. Walrus (1917)

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H.M.S. Walrus (1917)
Pendant Number: G.17 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 27 Dec, 1917[4]
Completed: 8 Mar, 1918[5]
Commissioned: 5 Feb, 1918[6]
Stranded: 12 Feb, 1938[7]
Fate: Sold & scrapped[8]

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

Service

Walrus was commissioned on 5 February, 1918.[9]

She was re-commissioned at Devonport on 6 June, 1924 to serve with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[10]

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. 897.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 897.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 287.
  11. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 897.
  12. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 841.
  14. Jauncey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/132. f. 488.
  15. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 287.
  16. Jauncey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/132. f. 488.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 286.

Bibliography


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Admiralty Design
Wakeful Watchman Walpole Whitley Walker
Westcott Walrus Wolfhound Warwick Wessex
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