H.M.S. Windsor (1918)

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H.M.S. Windsor (1918)
Pendant Number: F.12 (Sep 1918)[1]
Builder: Scott[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 21 Jun, 1918[4]
Completed: 28 Aug, 1918[5]
Commissioned: 15 Aug, 1918[6]
Sold: 4 Mar, 1947[7]

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

Service

Windsor was commissioned on 15 August, 1918.[8]

She was re-commissioned at Port Edgar on 27 September, 1923 to serve with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic Fleet.[9]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 January, 1929 for service with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic Fleet.[10]

Windsor was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 24 April, 1931 for continued service with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic Fleet under the command of Charles Taschereaux Beard.[11]

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. 900.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 900.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 289.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 289.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 289.
  12. Tippet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/27. f. ?.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 900.
  14. Tippet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/27. f. ?.
  15. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  16. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 844.
  18. Weir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/160. f. 159.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 289.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 289.
  21. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  22. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  23. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/137. f. 136.
  24. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/137. f. 136.
  25. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  26. Lilley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/24. f. 24.
  27. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 289.

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  
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