HMS Valorous (L 00)
Destroyer of the Admiralty V & W class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Admiralty V & W|
|Built by||William Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland)|
|Laid down||25 May 1916|
|Launched||8 May 1917|
|Commissioned||21 Aug 1917|
Reconstruction to Fast Escort at Chatham Dockyard completed in June 1939.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 4 March 1947.
HMS Valorous is not listed as active unit in the July 1945 Navy List
Commands listed for HMS Valorous (L 00)
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|1||Lt. Edward Mack, RN||22 Aug 1939||9 Jan 1942|
|2||Lt.Cdr. William Wentworth Fitzroy, RN||9 Jan 1942||3 Mar 1943|
|3||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Hedworth Lambton, RN||3 Mar 1943||mid 1943|
|4||Lt. Morice Grant Macleod, RN||27 Sep 1943||12 Dec 1944|
|5||Lt. John Alexander Jeffreys Dennis, DSC, RN||12 Dec 1944||May 1945|
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Notable events involving Valorous include:
15 Apr 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Methill with HMS Westminster (Lt.Cdr. H.G. Bowerman, DSC, RN), HMS Valorous (Lt. M.G. Macleod, RN), HMS Preston North End (T/Lt. D.K. Bennett, DSC, RNVR), HMS Spurs (A/Skr.Lt. E.J. Day, RNR) and HMS Arab (T/Lt. J.S.H. Lloyd, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/19315
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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