H.M.S. Wryneck (1918)

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H.M.S. Wryneck (1918)
Pendant Number: G.05 (Nov 1918)[1]
Builder: Palmer Shipbuilding and Iron Company[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 13 May, 1918[4]
Completed: 11 Nov, 1918[5]
Commissioned: 3 Oct, 1918[6]
Sunk: 27 Apr, 1941[7]
Fate: Air attack off Greece[8]

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

Service

Wryneck was re-commissioned at Chatham on 6 June, 1924 for service with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[9]

Re-commissioned at the Nore on 25 January, 1927 for service with the First Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[10]

Completed to full complement on 11 June, 1929 for service with the First Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[11]

She commissioned in Reserve at The Nore on 14 December, 1932.[12]

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. 312.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 902-945.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 291.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 291.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 291.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 294.
  13. The Navy List. (August, 1920). p. 902-945.
  14. Douglas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/173. f. 93.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 902-945.
  16. Douglas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/173. f. 93.
  17. Wodehouse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/110. f. 56.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 846-898.
  19. Wodehouse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/110. f. 56.
  20. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 291.
  22. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 291.
  24. Fraser Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/346. f. 344.
  25. Fraser Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/346. f. 344.
  26. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  27. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  28. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 290.
  29. Mack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/21. f. 21.
  30. Mack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/21. f. 21.
  31. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 291.
  32. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  33. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.

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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