H.M.S. Wrestler (1918)

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H.M.S. Wrestler (1918)
Pendant Number: G.31 (Jun 1918)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 25 Feb, 1918[4]
Completed: 15 May, 1918[5]
Sold: 20 Jul, 1944[6]

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

Service

Wrestler re-commissioned on 1 December, 1920.[7]

She re-commissioned with reduced crew on 18 May, 1922 under command of Lieutenant-Commander Kenneth H. Grant.[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. 902-945.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 846-898.
  9. Lawrie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/38. f. 441.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1920). p. 902-945.
  11. Lawrie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/38. f. 441.
  12. Hammersley-Heenan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/289. ff. 303, 304.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 902-945.
  14. Hammersley-Heenan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/289. ff. 303, 304.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 846-898.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 291.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 291.

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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