Wednesday, 5 July 2017

British destroyer HMS Sceptre (1917) in 1923

Of the Admiralty R-class. Built by A. Stephen&Son, Govan, Scotland, launched in 1917, completed in 1917, displacement 1.065 tons, horsepower 27.000 hp. Oil-fuelled all geared turbine machinery and an armament of 3-4” guns, 6-2pd guns and machineguns and 2x2 torpedo tubes.

Archive Dutch Naval Staff 1886-1942 (National Archive at The Hague, Netherlands) inventory number 155. Fleets (the British Empire and foreign countries) on 1 February 1923.