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1907 - 1951: Lucia (F27)

Built By: Richardsons Westgarth (Hartlepool)
Fate: Sold in 1948 to become the merchant Sinai.
Scrapped in La Spezia, Italy on 5 January 1951
Lucia
Lucia
Lucia
Lucia

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Former Hamburg-America liner Spreewald. Captured in September 1914 and converted by Clyde Shipbuilding Co. in 1916

She served the Tenth Submarine Flotilla in the Tees from 1916 to 1918.

Between the wars in the East Indies returning in 1939, was transferred to the Red Sea Force in 1940 and became the eastern Sea Fleet Submarine depot Ship in 1942 till 1945.

Damaged during a Japanese air attack on Colombo in April 1942 and later in the war she became a 'small ship' (up to destroyers) repair ship.

Sold in 1948 and became the merchant ship Sinai

Events

21-11-1907 : Launched
17-01-1917 : Stoker 1st Class Charles Henry Syers is reported to have been accidentally drowned but the circumstances are not known.
08-12-1919 : Recommissioned
04-09-1946 : Sold
05-01-1951 : Scrapped in La Spezia, Italy
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