H.M.S. Warwick (1917)

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H.M.S. Warwick (1917)
Pendant Number: H.38 (Apr 1918)
none (Sep 1918)[1]
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Company[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 28 Dec, 1917[4]
Completed: 18 Mar, 1918[5]
Torpedoed: 20 Feb, 1944[6]
Fate: by U-413[7]

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

Service

Warwick immediately joined the Dover Patrol's Sixth Destroyer Flotilla upon commissioning in March, 1918.[8] Recommissioned on 1 December, 1920.[9]

She was re-commissioned 3 May, 1923 to serve with the First Destroyer Flotilla as part of the Atlantic Fleet.[10]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 9 January, 1926 for service with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic.[11]

Warwick was re-commissioned at Devonport on 4 September, 1928 for continued service with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic.[12]

Reduced to Reserve at the Nore on 30 March, 1931.[13]

She commissioned at Chatham on 1 January, 1932.[14]

Reduced to Reserve at Devonport on 24 February, 1936.[15]

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. 313.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1918). p. 14.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 898.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 287.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 287.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 287.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 287.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 291.
  15. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 291.
  16. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  17. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  18. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/151. f. 184.
  19. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/151. f. 184.
  20. Lecky Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/54. f. 54.
  21. The Navy List. (November, 1919). p. 898.
  22. Lecky Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/54. f. 54.
  23. Bignell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/117. f. 521.
  24. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 898.
  25. Bignell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/117. f. 521.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 842.
  27. Lecky Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/54. f. 54.
  28. Russel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/75. f. 40.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 288.
  30. Russel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/75. f. 40.
  31. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 287.
  32. Magee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/251. f. 521.
  33. Magee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/251. f. 521.
  34. Willis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 460.
  35. Willis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 460.
  36. Budgen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/267. f. 637.
  37. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 291.
  38. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  39. Durnford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/129. f. 128.
  40. Uboat.net page on the man.
  41. Uboat.net page on the man.

Bibliography


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Admiralty Design
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