H.M.S. Wanderer (1919)

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H.M.S. Wanderer (1919)
Pendant Number: D.74 (Sep 1919)[1]
Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1918 (1st Order)[3]
Launched: 1 May, 1919[4][5]
Commissioned: 1 Sep, 1919[6]
Sold: 31 Jan, 1946[7]

H.M.S. Wanderer was one of fifteen destroyers of the Modified "W" class. She was not completed before the end of the war.

Service

Wanderer was commissioned on 1 September, 1919.[8] Another source gives her completion date as 18 September.[9]

She was re-commissioned on 6 July, 1923 to serve with the Third Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[10]

She re-commissioned at Malta on 29 January, 1927 for service with the Third Destroyer Flotilla on the China Station.[11]

She was re-commissioned on 16 October, 1928 to serve with the Third Destroyer Flotilla, this time back in the Mediterranean.[12]

Reduced to Maintenance Reserve at Rosyth on 22 September, 1930.[13]

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. March. British Destroyers. p. 226.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 897.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 897.
  9. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 313.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 287.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 286.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 287.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 290.
  14. Owen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/219. f. ?.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 897.
  16. Owen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/219. f. ?.
  17. Archer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/141. f. 140.
  18. Archer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/141. f. 140.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 841.
  20. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 287.
  22. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  23. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  24. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 287.
  25. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  26. McGrath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/96. f. 95.
  27. McGrath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/96. f. 95.
  28. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 286.
  29. McGrath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/96. f. 95.
  30. McGrath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/96. f. 95.
  31. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 287.

Bibliography


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