H.M.S. Wryneck (1918)

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H.M.S. Wryneck (1918)
Pendant Number: G.05 (Nov 1918)[1]
Builder: Palmer[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]

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. (August, 1920). p. 902-945.
  11. Douglas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/173. f. 93.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 902-945.
  13. Douglas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/173. f. 93.
  14. Wodehouse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/110. f. 56.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 846-898.
  16. Wodehouse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/110. f. 56.
  17. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  18. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 291.
  19. Whitworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/232. f. 117.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 291.
  21. Fraser Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/346. f. 344.
  22. Fraser Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/346. f. 344.
  23. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  24. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  25. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 290.
  26. Mack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/21. f. 21.
  27. Mack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/21. f. 21.
  28. Thornton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/222. f. 592.
  29. 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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