H.M.S. Peyton (1916)

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H.M.S. Peyton (1916)
Pendant Number: G.72 (Sep 1915)
G.66 (Jan 1917)
H.96 (Nov 1918)[1]
Builder: William Denny & Brothers[2]
Launched: 2 May, 1916[3]
Completed: 29 Jun, 1916[4]

H.M.S. Peyton was one of one hundred and three destroyers of the "M" class built for the Royal Navy during the Great War.


Reduced to C. & M. Party at Portsmouth on 14 November, 1919.[5]


Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also


  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 67.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. pp. 79-80.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 80.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 309.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 830.
  6. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  7. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396l.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 867.


"M" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design (Three Funnels)
Matchless Murray Myngs Milne Moorsom
Morris Mons Marne Mystic Maenad
Manners Mandate Magic Moresby Marmion
Martial Mary Rose Menace Mameluke Marvel
Mischief Mindful Nonsuch Negro Nessus
Noble Nizam Nomad Nonpareil Norman
Northesk North Star Nugent Obedient Obdurate
Onslaught Onslow Opal Ophelia Opportune
Oracle Orestes Orford Orpheus Octavia
Ossory Nestor Napier Narborough Narwhal
Nicator Norseman Oberon Observer Offa
Orcadia Oriana Oriole Osiris Paladin
Parthian Partridge Pasley Plucky Portia
Pheasant Phoebe Pigeon Plover Penn
Peregrine Pelican Pellew Petard Peyton
  Prince Pylades Medina Medway  
Thornycroft Specials (Three Funnels)
Mastiff Meteor Michael Milbrook Minion
Munster Nepean Nereus Patrician Patriot
  Rapid Ready  
Yarrow Specials (Two Funnels)
Miranda Minos Manly Moon Morning Star
Mounsey Musketeer Nerissa Relentless Rival
Hawthorn Leslie Specials (Four Funnels)
  Mansfield Mentor  
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