HMS Lancaster (G 05)
Destroyer of the Town class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||1 Sep 1917|
|Launched||25 Jul 1918|
|Commissioned||23 Oct 1940|
|End service||Jul 1945|
Decommissioned in July 1945 and placed in reserve fleet until sold for scrap on 18 Feb, 1947 at Blyth.
|Former name||USS Philip (DD 76)|
Commands listed for HMS Lancaster (G 05)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Peter Keith Wallace, RN||23 Oct 1940||17 Dec 1940|
|2||A/Cdr. Noel Hughes Whatley, RN||17 Dec 1940||15 Mar 1943|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Richard Clarke, DSC, RNVR||15 Mar 1943||28 Apr 1944|
|4||Lt. John Duff Ritchie, DSC, RN||28 Apr 1944||Dec 1944|
|5||Lt. John Rowlands Pritchard, DSC, RNVR||Dec 1944||May 1945|
|6||Lt. John Desmond Davey, RNVR||May 1945||mid 1945|
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