H.M.S. Valhalla (1917)

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H.M.S. Valhalla (1917)
Pendant Number: F.9A (1917)
G.25 (Jan 1918)
G.45 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Cammell Laird[2]
Launched: 22 May, 1917[3]
Sold: 17 Dec, 1931[4]

H.M.S. Valhalla was one of five "V" class flotilla leaders.

Service

Recommissioned at Devonport on 5 January, 1920.[5]

Re-commissioned at Port Edgar on 27 September, 1923.[6]

In early 1925, she was operating with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla under the command of Lionel George Dawson.[7]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 2 May, 1926 for service with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla in the Atlantic Fleet.[8]

Valhalla arrived at Sheerness on 20 January[9] and was reduced to Reserve at Chatham on 27 January, 1931.[10] On 25 May, it was reported that she was to be one of ten destroyers from various reserves to be scrapped in the present year.[11]

By 9 February 1932, her remains had been towed from Sheerness to be broken up.[12]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 72.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 879.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1926). pp. 277-8.
  7. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 276.
  9. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Thursday, January 22, 1931, Issue 45727, p.5.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 276.
  11. "Destroyers for Scrapping." The Times (London, England), Monday, May 25, 1931, Issue 45831, p.16.
  12. "Last of the Valhalla." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, February 9, 1932, Issue 46052, p.18.
  13. Bigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/9. f. 10.
  14. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398p.
  15. Bigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/9. f. 10.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 923.
  17. Moir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/232. f. 236.
  18. Moir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/232. f. 236.
  19. Amedroz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/105. f. 310.
  20. Amedroz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/105. f. 310.
  21. Graham Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/331. f. 345.
  22. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 879.
  23. Graham Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/331. f. 345.
  24. Ramsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 327.
  25. Ramsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 327.
  26. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  27. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 825.
  28. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  29. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  30. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  31. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/172. f. 576.
  32. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/172. f. 576.
  33. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 277.
  34. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  35. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  36. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 277.
  37. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  38. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  39. Wright Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/170. ff. ?, 177.
  40. Wright Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/170. ff. ?, 177.
  41. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 276.
  42. Bradley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/60. f. 418.
  43. Bradley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/60. f. 418.
  44. Crace Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 61.
  45. Crace Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 61.
  46. Budgen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/267. f. 637.
  47. Budgen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/267. f. 637.

Bibliography


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