H.M.S. Tasmania (1918)

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H.M.S. Tasmania (1918)
Pendant Number: G.97 (Feb 1919)[1]
Builder: Beardmore[2]
Ordered: Jun, 1917 (2nd Order)[3]
Launched: 22 Nov, 1918[4]
Completed: 29 Jan, 1919[5]

H.M.S. Tasmania was one of sixty-seven "S" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy as the Great War was ending. She was completed just after the war.


The destroyer was re-commissioned as H.M.A.S. Tasmania for service in the Royal Australian Navy on 27 January 1920.

She was re-commissioned at Sydney on 20 September, 1922.[6]


Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also


  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 75.
  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. 75.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 311.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 295.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 914.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 951a.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 904.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 295.


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Tara Tasmania Tattoo Scythe Seabear
Seafire Searcher Seawolf Sportive Stalwart
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Spear Spindrift Serapis Serene Sesame
Strenuous Stronghold Sturdy Trojan Truant
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