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HMS Adamant - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Adamant

Name : HMS Adamant
Laid Down : 18th May 1939
Launched : 30th November 1940
Completed : 28th February 1942
Type : Depot Ship
Class :
Builder : Harland and Wolff
Country : UK
Pennants : F64, I64, A164
Fate : Scrapped 11th September 1970

Built at Harland and Wolf. Displacement: 12,500 tons, Speed: 17 knots Compliment: 1,273 Armament: Eight 4.5-inch AA guns in Pairs plus Sixteen 2 - pounder AA guns in fours, Eight 20mm AA and eight .5-inch AA . She carried in store 117 21-inch Torpedos.Served in the eastern Fleet until 1944. Then went to the pacific. Finally scrapped at Inverkeithing September 1970.

Timeline Entries :


19th May 1939 - Laid down at the Harland and Wolff shipyard.
November 1944 - Capt. B. Bryant, DSO++, DSC
November 1944 - British Pacific Fleet
3rd December 1945 - Sailed Hong Kong
4th March 1948 - Arrived Portsmouth from the Far East
15th June 1953 - Participated in 1953 Coronation Review
12th September 1963 - Capt. Sir William David Stewart Scott Assumed Command
February 1964 - Capt. Sir William David Stewart Scott Relinquished Command

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Last edited : 21:00, February 18, 2011
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