H.M.S. Wivern (1919)

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H.M.S. Wivern (1919)
Pendant Number: D.66 (Dec 1919)[1]
Builder: J. Samuel White[2]
Ordered: Apr, 1918 (2nd Order)[3]
Launched: 16 Apr, 1919[4]
Sold: 18 Feb, 1947[5]
H.M.S. Wivern was one of fifteen Modified "W" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Wivern was re-commissioned on 6 July, 1923 for service with the Third Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[6]

She completed to full complement on 31 July, 1925.[7]

The ship was commissioned at Chatham on 27 September, 1928 and placed into the Reserve Fleet at the Nore.[8]

She was reduced to Maintenance Reserve at Chatham on 15 July, 1929.[9]

Captains

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. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 76.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 290.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 290.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 290.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 293.
  10. Hallett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/214. f. 281.
  11. Hallett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/214. f. 281.
  12. Izat Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/28. f. 28.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 901.
  14. Izat Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/28. f. 28.
  15. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 290.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 290.

Bibliography


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