Allied Warships

HMS Philoctetes (F 134)

Destroyer Depot Ship

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeDestroyer Depot Ship
Class[No specific class] 
PennantF 134 
Built byScotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Greenock, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched25 May 1922 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 

Displacement: 16600 tons.
Armament: 4 4" AA guns, 8 2pdr AA, 4 20mm AA.
Speed: 14.5 knots

Scrapped at Newport 21 November 1948.


Commands listed for HMS Philoctetes (F 134)

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1A/Cdr. Eric Alonzo Stocker, DSC, RN25 Jul 194128 Oct 1941
2Capt. (retired) Thomas Kennedy Maxwell, RN28 Oct 194125 Feb 1942
3A/Capt. Robert St. Vincent Sherbrooke, DSO, RN25 Feb 19428 Oct 1942
4Capt. Harold Pitcairn Henderson, RN8 Oct 1942Nov 1943
5A/Capt. John Marston Money, RNNov 1943Jan 1944
6Cdr. (retired) Edward Blunden Martino, RNJan 1944Mar 1944
7R G James, RNRMar 1944mid/late44
8A/Capt. Ian Hamilton Bockett-Pugh, DSO, RNOct 194418 Sep 1945

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