WorldNavalShips .com Home Page
Order Enquiries (UK) : 01436 820269

You currently have no items in your basket

Google

 

www.worldnavalships.com

Naval History by Country :
ROYAL
NAVY
US
NAVY
GERMAN
NAVY
FRENCH
NAVY
MORE
PAGES
VIEW ALL OF OUR CURRENT ART SPECIAL OFFERS ON ONE PAGE HERE
NAVAL ART AVIATION ART MILITARY ART SPORT ART
Ship Search by Name :
Product Search         

Home ] Up ] Comments about our Site ] About Our Navy Web ] Acknowledgements ] How to use our site ]

Wakeful Class 

Home ] Up ] Escort V+W Class ] Wanderer Class ] [ Wakeful Class ]

Choose the navy or section of interest below:

Royal Navy United States Germany France Japan Italy Russia Austria-Hungary
Canada Spain Netherlands Argentina Brazil Portugal Turkey Australia
Norway Sweden Denmark Belgium Chile Uruguay China New Zealand
Malta Greece India Poland South Africa Pakistan Libya Kuwait
Ireland Other Navies Liners   Unidentified Ships Wartime Naval Losses
NAVAL ART AVIATION ART MILITARY ART SPORT ART

Destroyer histories. Royal naval long range escort destroyer V and W class. Destroyer website dedicated to the history of HMS Vimy, HMS Vanessa, HMS Vanoc, HMS Vanquisher, HMS Velox, HMS Vesper, HMS Versatile, HMS Vivacious, HMS Viscount, HMS Walpole, HMS Whitley, HMS Walker, HMS Warwick, HMS Westcott, HMS Winchelsea, HMS Wrestler, HMS Vansittart, HMS Venomous, HMS Verity, HMS Volunteer, HMS Wanderer and HMS Whitehall from their launch to their participation in major wars also notice board for families of ex-crew of V and W Class long range escort destroyers.

HMS Wakeful 6th October 1917 Torpedoed and sunk on 29th May 1940.
HMS Watchman 2nd November 1917 Completed as a minelayer. Sold for scrap in July 1945.
HMS Walpole 13th April 1918 Sold for scrap in February 1945.
HMS Whitley (D61) 13th April 1918 Severe bomb damage forced her to beach herself on 19th May 1940.
HMS Walker 29th November 1917 Completed as a minelayer. Sold for scrap in March 1946.
HMS Westcott 14th February 1918 Sold for scrap in January 1946.
HMS Walrus 27th December 1917 Completed as a minelayer. Wrecked on 12th February 1938.
HMS Wolfhound 14th March 1918 Sold for scrap in February 1948.
HMS Warwick 28th December 1917 Completed as a minelayer. She was Vice-Admiral Keyes' flagship on the Zeebrugge raid but when took part in the blocking of Ostend she was hit by a mine which broke her back. HMS Velox towed her back to Dover for repairs. Torpedoed and sunk on 20th February 1944.
HMS Wessex 12th March 1917 Bombed on 24th May 1940.
HMS Voyager 8th May 1916 Transferred to Australia in 1933 she was wrecked and scuttled n 23rd September 1942.
HMS Whirlwind 15th December 1917 Completed as a minelayer. Torpedoed and sunk on 5th July 1940.
HMS Wrestler (D35) 25th February 1918 Sold for scrap in  July 1944.
HMS Winchelsea  (D.46) 15th December 1917 Sold for scrap in March 1945.
HMS Winchester 1st February 1918 Sold for scrap in March 1946.
HMS Westminster 24th February 1918 Sold for scrap in March 1947.
HMS Windsor    (D.42) 21st June 1918 Sold for scrap in March 1947
HMS Wryneck 13th May 1918 Bombed and sunk on 27th April 1941.
HMS Waterhen 26th March 1918 Transferred to Australia in 1933, she was bombed and sunk on 30th June 1941.
HMS Wolsey 16th March 1918 She was one of two Thornycroft specials. Sold for scrap in March 1947.
HMS Woolston 27th April 1918 She was one of two Thornycroft specials. Sold for scrap in February 1947.

HMS Wakeful

HMS Wakeful, 1918.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1797

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1797

HMS Wakeful, July 1935.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1798

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1798

HMS Wakeful.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD129

HMS Watchman

Crew of HMS Watchman.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD502

Crew members on HMS Watchman, around December 1918.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD532

HMS Watchman, 1920s.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1806

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1806

HMS Watchman    ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD140

HMS Watchman.  Manchester Ship Canal, June 1932.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD320

HMS Walpole

HMS Walpole, May 1937.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1800

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1800

HMS Walpole, 1938.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1801

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1801

HMS Whitley

HMS Whitley, 1939.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1815

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1815

HMS Whitley.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD486

HMS Whitley pictured c.1920.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD136

HMS Whitley.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD137

HMS Walker

HMS Walker, 1920s.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1799

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1799

HMS Walker. 1933.  ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD132

HMS Walker

This picture was taken in 1917 and shows the minelaying rails aboard her (60 mines). The ship was part of the special mine laying flotilla created in 1917 to mine the Heligoland Bight and the flanders coast as a counter to the U-Boats.    Thanks to Carl Proctor for the photo and information

HMS Westcott

HMS Westcott pictured c.1930    ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD141

HMS Westcott, 1930.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1811

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1811

HMS Westcott.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD481

HMS Walrus

The football team of HMS Walrus, 1912-13.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD176

HMS Walrus.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD142

HMS Walrus.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD143

HMS Walrus, aground, February 1938.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1802

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1802

HMS Wolfhound

HMS Wolfhound, 1925.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1822

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1822

HMS Wolfhound, 1927.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1823

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1823

HMS Wolfhound, May 1937.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1824

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1824

HMS Wolfhound c.1920. 

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD131

HMS Wolfhound. 

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD133

HMS Warwick

HMS Warwick, 1930.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1803

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1803

HMS Warwick, 1933.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1804

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1804

HMS Warwick.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD458

HMS Warwick, 1933.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1805

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1805

HMS Warwick.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD128

HMS Warwick 1933. 

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD127

HMS Wessex

HMS Wessex, July 1935.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1810

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1810

HMS Westminster and HMS Wessex, Forth Bridge.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD0560

HMS Wessex.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD306

HMS Wessex. Contributed by email.

HMS Voyager

The Rugby team of HMS Voyager at Malta, 1925.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD463

HMS Whirlwind

HMS Whirlwind, 1930.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1813

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1813

HMS Whirlwind, 1934.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1814

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1814

HMS Whirlwind  ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD147

Crew members of HMS Whirlwind  ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD148

HMS Whirlwind (front) and another similar destroyer en route to Germany. 

HMS Wrestler

HMS Wrestler, 1938.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1825

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1825

HMS Wrestler, 1938.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1826

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1826

The crew of HMS Wrestler photographed 1939 / 1940.

Also in the photo are some of the crew from HMS Firedrake or HMS Wishart.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD134

HMS Winchelsea

HMS Winchelsea, July 1935.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1816

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1816

HMS Winchelseea, May 1937.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1817

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1817

HMS Winchelsea.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD341

HMS Winchelsea, May 1937.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1818

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1818

D46 HMS Winchelsea.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code PHD541

Some crew from HMS Winchelsea. 

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD126

HMS Winchelsea.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD125

HMS Winchester

HMS Winchester, 1934.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1819

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1819

HMS Winchester, January 1938.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1820

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1820

HMS Winchester.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD460

The crew of HMS Winchester   ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD145

HMS Winchester.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD328

HMS Westminster

HMS Westminster pictured c.1920   ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD139

HMS Westminster, with HMS Wivern and HMS Venomous ready for scrapping, March 1948.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1812

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1812

HMS Westminster and HMS Wessex, Forth Bridge.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD0560

HMS Windsor

HMS Windsor, 1938.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1821

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1821

HMS Windsor. Contributed by email.

HMS Windsor c.1920.   ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD146

HMS Wryneck

D21 HMS Wryneck

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHX405

HMS Waterhen

HMS Waterhen, 1930s.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1808

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1808

HMS Waterhen, 1930s.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1809

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1809

HMAS Waterhen pictured c.1935.   ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD124

HMS Waterhen, 1930s.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1807

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1807

HMS Wolsey

HMS Wolsey.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD493

HMS Wolsey.   ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD150

HMS Wolsey.   ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD149

HMS Wolsey at Malta c.1930s    ©Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD144

HMS Wolsey, 1920.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1833

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1833

HMS Woolston

HMS Woolston, May 1937.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1834

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1834

HMS Woolston, 1938.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price £25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP1835

Original republished © MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price £5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP1835

HMS Woolston.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  © Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD130

 

Specifications for HMS Vimy, HMS Vanessa, HMS Vanoc, HMS Vanquisher, HMS Velox, HMS Vesper, HMS Versatile, HMS Vidette and HMS Vivacious, 

Displacement: 1,090     Speed: 24.5kts    Complement: 125

Armament: two 4 inch guns.   One 3 inch anti-aircraft gun in Vimy & Vanessa, two 2pdr anti-aircraft guns in Vanessa & Vanquisher, two 20mm anti-aircraft guns or four 20mm anti-aircraft guns.

Specifications for HMS Walker, HMS Warwick, HMS Watchman, HMS Westcott, HMS Winchelsea and HMS Wrestler

 

Displacement: 1,100 tons      Speed: 24.5kts    Complement: 125

Armament: Two 4 inch guns.   One 3 inch anti-aircraft gun in Winchelsea, two 2pdr anti-aircraft guns in Watchman, two 20mm anti-aircraft guns or four 20mm anti-aircraft guns.

 

HMS Warwick. Built by Hawthorn Leslie and launched 28th December 1917. During World war two served in Home waters until being sunk by U.413 off North Cornwall on 20th February 1944.

 

Specifications for Modified W class - HMS Vansittart, HMS Venomous, HMS Verity, HMS Volunteer, HMS Wanderer and HMS Whitehall

 

Displacement: 1,120 tons   Speed: 24.5kts    Complement: 125

Armament: Two 4.7 inch guns.   One 3 inch anti-aircraft gun in Volunteer, two 2pdr anti-aircraft guns in Vansittart & Whitehall, two 20mm anti-aircraft guns or four Verity had 6) 20mm anti-aircraft guns.

 

Specifications for HMS Viscount

 

Displacement: 1,120 tons   Speed: 25kts    Complement: 125

Armament: Two 4 inch guns.   One 3 inch anti-aircraft gun, two 20mm anti-aircraft guns or four 20mm anti-aircraft guns plus three 21 inch torpedo tubes.

 

Our message board system has now been upgraded to a discussion forum at worldnavalships.com.  Any messages on this page are now archive messages kept here to service those who left the messages originally.   Click Here to go to the new Forum

Naval Historians, Crew & Family Noticeboard

MESSAGES

HMS WALPOLE

"TED" TURNER.  Hi my name is Ken Jenkins, my partner Jackie Turner's father was a stoker .  contact here

 

Ted Turner 

 .. CECIL ABBOTT.. My granddad served on Walpole, amongst others, as a leading seaman gunner and was in the Italian campaign. Does anyone remember him? Contact me at neals@tesco.net 

HMS WESSEX

.. My grandfather served on Wessex and I believe he was the sole survivor of the sinking. I would be grateful if anyone could tell me if this was true. If not, how to I find the other survivors? Any help in this matter would be greatly appreciated. Contact me at

HMS WINCHESTER

.. CAPTAIN JOHN LAINSON FIELD.. Information requested about Captain Field who commanded/served on HMS Verdun, HMS Vidette, HMS Vivid, HMS Vesper, HMS Sandhurst, HMS Petard and HMS Winchester during WWI. He commanded Winchester when she collided with SS Nymph in 1918 and was cautioned. Retired 1923, commanded shore establishments in WW2. Any other info contact me at Johnny956@aol.com

HMS WOLFHOUND

...  Can anyone help? I am looking for information on HMS Verdun/ HMS Wolfhound which my father served on. If any of the ex-crew from these ships knew my father or have photos of the ship I would love to hear from them. Contact G Gibson at ggibson@easyco.freeserve.co.uk 

HMS VENOMOUS

JOHN CLELAND ROBB.. I'm trying to find any information on HMS Venomous, in particular with regard to my Great Uncle John Robb, whom recently passed away after a very bad stroke. Any info on the ship, her crew or anyone who knew my great uncle would be welcomed. Contact r.bishop-miller@email.com 

HMS VERITY

ALFRED JACK SHARP.  My Grandfather served on HMS Verity as a PO/CPO during 1939 - 1942. i would like to find out more about the ships activities etc. and would be very interested in seeing any photos of the time. if you can help please contact Phil Horgan  at Shazzyo@lineone.net 

HMS WARWICK.

LT CDR JAMES NATHANIEL SHORT...  I'm looking for anyone who has information about my grandfather - Lt Cdr James Nathaniel Short, who served in the RN from early 1900's to 1947.  He was a torpedo expert.  He didn't talk much when he was older, but before he died in 1983 he handed me some of his papers.  I'm particularly interested in anyone who can tell me what happened to HMS warwick in about 1918 when I believe it was sunk.  I have one of its bookshelves!  Pop (as he was known) also served on attachment to the Australian Navy.  Hope you can help.   lizheathuk@btclick.com 

CAN YOU HELP.  I am a welcomer in the Collegiate Church of St Mary in Warwick. Above our reception desk hangs the ensign from HMS Warwick which was handed over and dedicated in the church in 1994. 50 years after the ship was lost. We are very keen to find out about the sinking and would like to compile a list of those men who lost their lives on HMS Warwick. I would be pleased to hear from anyone who might be able to help. please contact Alan Griffyn at alan.griffyn@virgin.net 

HMS WALKER.

THANK YOU.  My father was a survivor of a cargo ship SS J B White from Convoy HX112. Torpedoed March 17th 1941 in the North Atlantic. He and the crew were picked up by Captain Donald McIntyre of HMS Walker. If there is anyone from the crew of HMS Walker or relatives of the ships company. I would personally like to thank them. Contact Robert Welling at robert.welling@sympatico.ca 

HMS WRYNECK

JAMES ALBERT SARGENT..  I am looking for information on my grandad James Albert Sargent who was lost on the Wryneck April 1941.  A photo of the ship crew etc.  Can anyone help?  Contact here 

HMS WATCHMAN

CHARLES PHILIP GRANT.  My grandfather served aboard HMS Watchman for most of WW2. I would like to find out more about HMS Watchman and see any photo's of her and her crew. I would be especially pleased to hear from any ex ships company or descendants.  contact Martin Corey at Yerocnitram@aol.com 

HMS WOOLSTON

IVOR HEDGES.. 

Can anyone help. I am looking for information on HMS WOOLSTON which my grandfather servered on. Does anyone have photos of the ship or now of any person that servered on it.My grandfather is still alive and would like to meet any of his old shipmates.His name is Ivor Hedges. Contact Stuienewie@aol.com

 

Click here to go to our naval history forum

Everything we obtain for this site is shown on the site, we do not have any more photos, crew lists or further information on any of the ships.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE. ALL IMAGES DISPLAYED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROTECTED BY  COPYRIGHT  LAW, AND ARE OWNED BY CRANSTON FINE ARTS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.  NO REPRODUCTION OR COPYING ALLOWED ON OTHER WEBSITES, BOOKS OR ARTICLES WITHOUT PRIOR AGREEMENT.

Contact Details
Shipping Info
Terms and Conditions
Classified Ads
Valuations

Join us on Facebook!

Sign Up To Our Newsletter!

Stay up to date with all our latest offers, deals and events as well as new releases and exclusive subscriber content!

This website is owned by Cranston Fine Arts.  Torwood House, Torwoodhill Road, Rhu, Helensburgh, Scotland, G848LE

Contact: Tel: (+44) (0) 1436 820269.  Fax: (+44) (0) 1436 820473. Email:

Follow us on Twitter!

Return to Home Page