H.M.S. Whitley (1918)

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H.M.S. Whitley (1918)
Pendant Number: F.20 (Nov 1918)[1]
Builder: Doxford[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 13 Apr, 1918[4]
Completed: 11 Oct, 1918[5]
Commissioned: 23 Sep, 1918[6]
Bombed: 19 May, 1940[7]
Fate: beached off Belgium[8]

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

Service

Whitley was commissioned on 23 September, 1918.[9]

She was re-commissioned at Chatham on 4 December, 1923 to serve with the Ninth Destroyer Flotilla as part of the Atlantic Fleet.[10]

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. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 899.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 899.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 288.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1919). p. 943.
  12. Master Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/316. f. ?.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 899.
  14. Master Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/316. f. ?.
  15. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  16. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  17. Hughes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/195. f. 563.
  18. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 289.
  19. Hughes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/195. f. 563. This date is possibly read incorrectly.
  20. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  21. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  22. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  23. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.

Bibliography


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