H.M.S. Whitehall (1919)

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H.M.S. Whitehall (1919)
Pendant Number: D.94 (Jul 1924)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1918 (1st Order)[3]
Launched: 11 Sep, 1919[4]
Completed: 9 Sep, 1924[5]
Sold: Oct, 1945[6]

H.M.S. Whitehall was one of fifteen destroyers of the Modified "W" class.

Service

After launch, work on her was suspended, and she only entered service in mid-1924, being assigned to the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[7]

She was re-commissioned at Malta on 3 September, 1924.[8]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 27 April, 1926 for service with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[9]

Whitehall was re-commissioned on 21 August, 1928 for service with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[10]

Re-commissioned in reserve at Portsmouth on 16 May, 1931.[11]

She commissioned at Devonport on 23 October, 1931 for service on the China Station with the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla.[12]

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. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 313.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 288.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 288.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 288.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 288.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 288.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 292.
  13. Horan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/5. f. 5.
  14. Horan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/5. f. 5.
  15. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 288.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 288.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 288.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 292.

Bibliography


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