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1921 - 1958: Montclare (F85)

Built By: John Brown and Co (Cylde)
Fate: Broken up at Inverkeithing in 1958

The passenger ship Montclare of the Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd, Montreal was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser being commissioned as such in October 1939

Sold to the Admiralty and converted to a submarine depot ship for the 3rd Submarine flotilla

1948: Captain (Subs), 3rd Sub Flotilla Feb

Decommissioned in 1954 and laid up at Portsmouth

January 1958 sold for scrap at Inverkeithing.


Events

18-12-1921 : Launched
02-06-1942 : Sold to the Admiralty for conversion to a submarine depot ship
29-08-1944 : Recommissioned as depot ship
28-01-1958 : Left Portsmouth under tow to be broken up at Inverkeithing
03-02-1958 : Scrapping commenced


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