HMS Lucia (F 27)
Submarine Depot Ship
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Submarine Depot Ship|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Richardson Westgarth (Furness, U.K.)|
|Launched||21 Nov 1907|
Displacement: 5805 tons.
Former Hamburg-America liner Spreewald. Captured in September 1914 and converted into a Submarine Depot Ship in 1916.
During the Second World War she served in the far east. Damaged during a Japanese air attack on Colombo in April 1942.
Later in the war she became a "small ship" (up to destroyers) repair ship.
Sold in 1948 to become the merchant Sinai.
Commands listed for HMS Lucia (F 27)
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|1||Capt. James Frank William Mudford, RN||21 Aug 1939||10 Dec 1939|
|2||Cdr. Sidney Moffat Raw, RN||Oct 1939||3 May 1940|
|3||A/Cdr. (retired) Charles Richard de Bunsen Loftus Townshend, RN||3 May 1940||17 Mar 1942|
|4||Cdr. Robert Michael Gore Gambier, RN||17 Mar 1942||2 Apr 1943|
|5||A/Cdr. (retired) Gerald Hugh Stapleton, RN||2 Apr 1943||Dec 1945|
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