ROYAL NAVY December 1, 1937
Vessels on Miscellaneous Service
SURVEYING SHIPS

ENDEAVOUR
Capt. A. G. N. Wyatt
CHALLENGER
Cmdr. E. H. B. Baker
FITZROY
Cmdr. A. Jones
FLINDERS
Lt. Cmdr. W. C. Jenks
STORK
Capt. A. L. Jackson
KELLETT
Lt. Cmdr. A. B. B. Foulerton
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VICTORIA AND ALBERT
Vice Admiral Sir Dudley B. N. North, KCVO, CB, CSI, CMG, ADC
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPS AT HOME PORTS
NORE
Paid Off
Cruisers

CORNWALL - recommissioned Sept. 1
Capt. C. O. Alexander
KENT
Lt. Cmdr. G. C. Blundell
BERWICK
Eng. Cmdr. R. C. Sloman

Destroyers

WHITEHALL
Wt. Eng. J. T. Horn
SCOUT - recommissioned April 30
Lt. Cmdr. H. G. D. de Chair

Minesweeper

TIVERTON - to be scrapped

Patrol Vessel

SPEY - to be scrapped
Cruiser

CAIRO
Capt. C. S. Sandford, OBE

Aircraft Carrier/Seaplane Carrier

PEGASUS
Capt. R. Shelley

Destroyer

SCIMITAR
Wt. Eng. C. S. T. Slope
DEVONPORT
PORTSMOUTH
Cruisers

BIRMINGHAM
Capt. C. F. Harris

COVENTRY
Capt. D. N. C. Tufnell, DSC

Battleships

WARSPITE - to be Med Fleet Flagship
Capt. V. A. C. Crutchley, VC, DSC
QUEEN ELIZABETH
no officers listed

Destroyer

SEARCHER
no officers listed
Yacht

ENCHANTRESS
Cmdr. C. P. Friend

Submarines

L 56
no officers listed
L 71
no officers listed

Flotilla Leader

BRUCE
Cd. Eng. B. W. Clynick
Paid Off
Cruiser

VINDICTIVE - recommissioned August 17
Capt. E. J. Spooner, DSO


Battle Cruiser

RENOWN
Cmdr. (E) A. W. Gray

Trawler

KATE LEWIS

Special Service Vessel

PIGMY - to be scrapped
Paid Off
Cruiser

EFFINGHAM
Cmdr. (E) V. E. Kemball

Battleship

VALIANT
Cd. Shipwright S. L. T. Trenwith

Destroyers

TENEDOS
Cd. Gunner W. H. Hoyle
THANET
Cd. Eng. F. C. Walling

Aircraft Carrier

ARGUS
Eng. Cmdr. F. J. S. Symons

Escort Vessels

BRYONY
CHRYSANTHEMUM
HAREBELL
Cruiser

FROBISHER
Eng. Cmdr. R. A. Perry (ret)

Battleship

ROYAL SOVEREIGN
Cmdr. C. A. G. Nichols


Aircraft Carrier

GLORIOUS
Capt. Bruce A. Fraser, OBE, ADC

HQ Flight
Wing. Cmdr. R. Halley,R AF, DFC, AFC
Fighter Squadron 802
Sqd. Ldr. F. R. Bond, RAF
TSR Squadron 812
Sqd. Ldr. J. H. Hutchinson, RAF
TSR Squadron 823
Lt. Cmdr. D. W. MacKendrick
TSR Squadron 825
Lt. Cmdr. A. Brock
Flotilla Leader

KEPPEL
Lt. Cmdr. R. Frederich

Surveying Ship

BEAUFORT
Cd. Eng. G. A. H. Thomas

Minesweeper

SHARPSHOOTER  (building)
Lt. Cmdr. G. T. Lambert