H.M.S. Whitshed (1919)

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H.M.S. Whitshed (1919)
Pendant Number: F.A7 (Jul 1919)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Ordered: Apr, 1918 (2nd Order)[3]
Launched: 31 Jan, 1919[4]
Completed: 11 Jul, 1918[5]
Commissioned: 29 May, 1919[6]
Sold: 18 Feb, 1947[7]

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

Service

Whitshed was commissioned on 29 May, 1919.[8]

She was re-commissioned at Chatham on 8 October, 1923 to serve with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[9]

Re-commissioned at Chatham on 30 April, 1926 to rejoin the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[10]

Whitshed was re-commissioned on 21 August, 1928 for service with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[11]

Paid off into Dockyard Control at Sheerness on 23 April, 1931[12] until being commissioned at Portsmouth on 11 December, 1931.[13]

She re-commissioned at Hong Kong on 2 April, 1934 for service with the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla on the China Station.

Commissioned on 15 September, 1936 for work with the Portsmouth Local Destroyer Flotilla.[14]

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. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 899.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 899.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 288.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 289.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 289.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 289.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 292.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 292.
  15. Binmore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/202. f. 214.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 899.
  17. Binmore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/202. f. 214.
  18. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/294. f. 309.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 289.
  20. Phayre Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/47. f. 47.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 288.
  22. Phayre Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/47. f. 47.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 289.
  24. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 289.
  25. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.
  26. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.
  27. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 292.
  28. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 292.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 292.
  30. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  31. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  32. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  33. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  34. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  35. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  36. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  37. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  38. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  39. Uboat.net page on the ship.

Bibliography


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