H.M.S. Acheron (1929)

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H.M.S. Acheron (1929)
Pendant Number: H48
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company
Laid down: 20 Aug, 1928
Launched: 22 Aug, 1929
Commissioned: 14 Apr, 1930
Mined: 17 Dec, 1940
H.M.S. Acheron was one of eleven "A" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy.


She re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 19 October, 1932.[1]

She commissioned at Portsmouth on 8 February, 1937.[2]


See Also


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 213.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 213.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 215.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 213.

"A" and "B" Class Destroyer
"A" Class Leader
  Acasta Achates Active Antelope  
  Anthony Ardent Arrow Acheron  
Canadian Destroyers
  Saguenay Skeena  
"B" Class Leader
  Basilisk Beagle Blanche Boadicea  
  Boreas Brazen Brilliant Bulldog  
<– Modified "W" Class Destroyers (UK) "C" and "D" Class –>