H.M.S. Westminster (1918)

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search
H.M.S. Westminster (1918)
Pendant Number: F.02 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Scott[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 1918[4]
Commissioned: 14 Apr, 1918[5]
Sold: 4 Mar, 1947[6]

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

Service

Commissioned on 14 April, 1918.[7]

She and several sister ships were re-commissioned at Port Edgar on 27 September, 1923 to serve with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla as part of the Atlantic Fleet.[8]

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. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 899.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 899.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 288.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1920). p. 899.
  10. Blake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/6. f. 173.
  11. The Navy List. (September, 1920). p. 899.
  12. Blake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/6. f. 173.
  13. de Meric Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/284. f. 299.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 899.
  15. de Meric Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/284. f. 299.
  16. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  17. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  18. Colvin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/170. f. 169.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 843.
  20. Colvin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/170. f. 169.
  21. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/332. f. ?.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 288.
  23. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/332. f. ?.
  24. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.
  25. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.

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
  Wolsey Woolston  
<– "V" Class Destroyers (UK) "S" Class –>