H.M.S. Encounter (1934)

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H.M.S. Encounter (1934)
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Company
Launched: 29 Mar, 1934[1]
Completed: 2 Nov, 1934
Sunk: 1 Mar, 1942[2]
H.M.S. Encounter was one of eighteen "E" and "F" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 30 April, 1935 for service with the Fifth Destroyer Flotilla of the Home Fleet.[3]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 38.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 38.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 236.
  4. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), October 27, 1934, Issue 46896, p.7.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 237.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 236.
  7. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  8. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  9. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  10. Uboat.net page on the ship.


"E" and "F" Class Destroyer
"E" Class Leader
  Exmouth  
Destroyers
  Echo Eclipse Electra Encounter  
  Escapade Escort Esk Express  
"F" Class Leader
  Faulknor  
Destroyers
  Fame Fearless Firedrake Forester  
  Foresight Fortune Foxhound Fury  
<– "C" and "D" Class Destroyers (UK) "G", "H" and "I" Class –>