HMS Jervis

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HMS JERVIS  (F.00)  Built by Hawthorn Leslie and launched 9th September 1938.  One of three of the class built as leaders. She Served in Home waters at the time of the outbreak of WW2, and moved to the Mediterranean in 1940 (along with most of the class),  returning back to the Home waters for a short period before returning to the Mediterranean. after the war she was eventually Scrapped at Port Bannatyne in September 1949.

Displacement: 1690 tons as designed but actually was 2330 to 2380 tons during WW2. and later at deep load 2550 tons.  Speed: 36 knots. Compliment: 183 - 218.   Armament: Six 4.7-inch, 45 calibre QF MKX11 in pairs. plus Four 2 -pounder pompom, and ten 21-inch Torpedo Tubes in two sets of five

HMS Jervis   F.00 9th September 1938 Broken up 1949.

HMS Jervis pictured c.1938.    ?Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD273

HMS Jervis.  Sent in by T J Bond, whose father served on this ship in the Mediterranean under Captain Mack

 Also available from us.  ?Walker Archive

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD274

HMS Jervis  - Sister ships of the J and K Class

HMS Jackal   F22 25th October 1938 Sunk on 12th May 1942.
HMS Jaguar   F.34 22nd November 1938 Sunk on 26th March 1942.
HMS Janus   F.53 10th November 1938 Sunk on 23rd January 1944.
HMS Javelin    F,61 21st December 1938 Broken up 1949.
HMS Jersey    F.72 26th September 1938 Sunk on 21st May 1941.
HMS Juno    F.46 8th December 1938 Sunk 21st May 1941 by high altitude Italian bombers off Crete on May 21st 1941. The ship was sunk by Lt Morassuti flying a Cant Z.1007 Bomber of 50 Gruppo based on Scarpanto. (Information courtesy of William Woolmer).
HMS Jupiter   F.85 27th October 1938 Sunk 27th February 1942.
HMS Kandahar   F.28 21st March 1939 Sunk on 20th December 1941.
HMS Kashmir    F.12 4th April 1939 Sunk on 23rd May 1941.
HMS Kelly     F.01 25th October 1938 Sunk on 23rd May 1941.
HMS Kelvin   F.37 19th January 1939 Broken up 1949
HMS Khartoum   F.45 6th February 1939 Internal explosion 23rd June 1940.
HMS Kimberley    F.50 1st June 1939 Broken up 1949.
HMS Kingston    F.64 9th January 1939 Constructive loss 11th April 1942.
HMS Kipling   F.91 19th January 1939 Sunk 11th May 1942.