H.M.S. Spiraea (1917)

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H.M.S. Spiraea (1917)
Pendant Number: T.81 (Jan, 1918)[1]
Builder: William Simons & Company[2]
Ordered: Jan, 1917[3]
Launched: 1 Nov, 1917[4]
Sold: 6 Sep, 1922[5]
H.M.S. Spiraea was one of twenty-eight Anchusa Class convoy sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

In October 1917 she was assigned to be a convoy sloop in the Mediterranean.[6]

Spiraea served as part of the Ninth Sloop Flotilla from mid-1918 until the formation was disbanded in December, 1918. She and Heliotrope left to become two of six sloops on the Black Sea and Marmora Division.[7]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 96.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 96.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 96.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 96.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 96.
  6. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 21 and succeeding Supplements.
  7. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 22.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 910.
  9. Walker Service Record, in our PDF for Archibald Home Douglas. The National Archives. ADM 240/41/30. f. 15.
  10. Walker Service Record, in our PDF for Archibald Home Douglas. The National Archives. ADM 240/41/30. f. 15.

Bibliography


Anchusa Class Convoy Sloop
Anchusa Bergamot Candytuft Ceanothus Convolvulus
Eglantine Spiraea Syringa Arbutus Auricula
Bryony Chrysanthemum Coreopsis Cowslip Dianthus
Gardenia Gilia Harebell Ivy Marjoram
  Mistletoe Pelargonium Rhododendron Saxifrage  
  Silene Sweetbriar Tuberose Windflower