H.M.S. Spear (1919)

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H.M.S. Spear (1919)
Pendant Number: G.55 (Dec 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield[2]
Ordered: Jun, 1917 (2nd Order)[3]
Launched: 9 Nov, 1919[4]
Completed: 17 Dec, 1918[5]
Sold:

H.M.S. Spear was one of sixty-seven "S" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy as the Great War was ending.

Service

Spear was recommissioned at Malta on 17 June, 1920.[6]

She was reduced to Reserve Complement on 21 May 1924. By March 1925 she was attached to the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla of the Atlantic Fleet.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 74.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 85.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 85.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 74.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 312.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 866.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 271.
  8. Fletcher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/. f. ?.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 910.
  10. Fletcher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/. f. ?. Last digit in day of month is questionable.
  11. Simson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/149. f. 150.
  12. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 866.
  13. Simson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/149. f. 150.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 271.

Bibliography


"S" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
Simoom Scimitar Scotsman Scout Shark
Sparrowhawk Splendid Sabre Saladin Sikh
Sirdar Somme Success Shamrock Shikari
Senator Sepoy Seraph Swallow Swordsman
Steadfast Sterling Tribune Trinidad Tactician
Tara Tasmania Tattoo Scythe Seabear
Seafire Searcher Seawolf Sportive Stalwart
Tilbury Tintagel Sardonyx Stonehenge Stormcloud
Spear Spindrift Serapis Serene Sesame
Strenuous Stronghold Sturdy Trojan Truant
Trusty Turbulent Tenedos Thanet Thracian
Thornycroft Specials
Speedy Tobago Torbay Toreador Tourmaline
Yarrow Specials
Torch Tomahawk Tryphon Tumult Turquoise
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