H.M.S. Waterhen (1918)

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H.M.S. Waterhen (1918)
Pendant Number: G.28 (Sep 1918)[1]
Builder: Palmer[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 26 Mar, 1918[4]
Completed: 17 Jul, 1918[5]
Foundered: 30 Jun, 1941[6]
Fate: Due to bomb damage[7]

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

Service

Waterhen was re-commissioned on 1 July, 1918.[8]

She was re-commissioned at Chatham on 6 June, 1924 to serve with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[9]

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. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 898.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 287.
  10. Homan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/185. f. 390.
  11. The Navy List. (November, 1920). p. 898.
  12. Homan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/185. f. 390.
  13. Wodehouse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/110. f. 56.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 898.
  15. Wodehouse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/110. f. 56.
  16. Creswell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/79. f. 439.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 842.
  18. Creswell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/79. f. 439.
  19. Spurgin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/8. f. 360.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 288.
  21. Spurgin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/8. f. 360.
  22. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 287.

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
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