HMS Greenwich (F 10)
Destroyer Depot Ship
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Destroyer Depot Ship|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.): Wallsend|
|Launched||5 Jul 1915|
Displacement: 8100 tons.
Ordered by the Greek Navy from Swan Hunter who sub contacted the hull to W. Dobson & Co. Ltd, Walker on Tyne. The ship was taken over on the stocks by the Admiralty in 1915.
Served as Destroyer Depot Ship at Scapa Flow during 1939-1941. Served at Canada and Iceland in 1942 before returning to home waters.
Sold into merchantile service in 1947 being renamed Hembury.
Commands listed for HMS Greenwich (F 10)
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|1||Cdr. John Henry Pipe, RN||31 Jul 1939||20 Jun 1944|
|2||A/Capt. (retired) Charles Everard Hughes White, DSO, DSC, RN||20 Jun 1944||29 Oct 1945|
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