H.M.S. Winchester (1918)

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H.M.S. Winchester (1918)
Pendant Number: G.43 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: J. Samuel White[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 1 Feb, 1918[4]
Completed: 24 May, 1918[5]
Sold: 5 Mar, 1946[6]

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

Service

Winchester re-commissioned in Portsmouth on 10 January, 1927 for service with the torpedo training school H.M.S. Vernon. Her captain would henceforth be in charge of all tenders associated with the school.[7]

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. Date given as 1917 there, which cannot be correct.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 73.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 292.
  8. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 944.
  9. Fraser Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/346. f. 344.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 901.
  11. Fraser Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/346. f. 344.
  12. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Saturday, January 24, 1920, Issue 42316, p.6.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 900.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 900.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 844.
  16. Bradley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/60. f. 418.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 289.
  18. Bradley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/60. f. 418.
  19. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 289.
  20. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 289.
  21. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  22. Bolster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/159. f. 253.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 289.
  24. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  25. Coombs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/213. f. ?.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 293.
  27. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  28. Beckett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/100. f. 100.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 292.
  30. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  31. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  32. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  33. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  34. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  35. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  36. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  37. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  38. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  39. Uboat.net page on the ship.

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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