H.M.S. Wolfhound (1918)

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H.M.S. Wolfhound (1918)
Pendant Number: F.18 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 14 Mar, 1918[4]
Completed: 27 Mar, 1918[5]
Sold: 18 Feb, 1948[6]

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

Service

Wolfhound was commissioned at Rosyth on 15 September, 1920.[7]

She was re-commissioned at Chatham on 22 August, 1922 for service with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla as part of the Atlantic Fleet.[8]

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. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 901.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 290.
  9. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 945.
  10. Tovey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 131.
  11. Tovey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 131.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 945.
  13. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  14. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  15. Longford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/15. f. 15.
  16. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 901.
  17. Longford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/15. f. 15.
  18. Stileman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/191. f. 559.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 901.
  20. Stileman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/191. f. 559.
  21. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  22. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  23. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 845.
  24. Wrey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/62. f. 420.
  25. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 290.
  26. Wrey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/62. f. 420.

Bibliography


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Admiralty Design
Wakeful Watchman Walpole Whitley Walker
Westcott Walrus Wolfhound Warwick Wessex
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  Westminster Windsor Wryneck Waterhen  
Thornycroft Specials
  Wolsey Woolston  
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