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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

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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

Roll of Honour

Name Rank Number Hons Age
Syers, Charles Henry  Stoker 1st Class     
Reported to have been accidentally drowned 17/01/1917 but the circumstances are not known.


21-11-1907 : Launched
08-12-1919 : Recommissioned
04-09-1946 : Sold
05-01-1951 : Scrapped in La Spezia, Italy


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