HMS Vanity (L 38)
Destroyer of the Admiralty V & W class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Admiralty V & W|
|Built by||William Beardmore & Co. (Dalmuir, Scotland)|
|Ordered||30 Jun 1916|
|Laid down||28 Jul 1917|
|Launched||3 May 1918|
|Commissioned||21 Jun 1918|
Reconstruction to Fast Escort completed on 12 August 1940. Pennant number was D 28 changed to L 38 upon completion of this reconstruction.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 4 March 1947.
HMS Vanity is not listed as active unit in the July 1945 Navy List
Commands listed for HMS Vanity (L 38)
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|1||Cdr. Herbert James Buchanan, RAN||18 Jun 1940||24 Feb 1941|
|2||Lt. Isaac William Trant Beloe, RN||24 Feb 1941||17 Jun 1941|
|3||Lt. William Brabazon Robert Morrison, RN||17 Jun 1941||1 Jun 1943|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Marcus Henry Reginald Crichton, RN||1 Jun 1943||14 Feb 1944|
|5||Lt. Douglas Ronald Wheeler, RN||14 Feb 1944||mid 1945|
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