Allied Warships

HMS Breda (4.84)

Armed Yacht

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed Yacht
Class[No specific class] 
Built byJohn Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland)  
Laid down 
LaunchedMar 1912 
Lost18 Feb 1944 

Displacement: 1207 tons.
Completed in June 1912 as Sapphire.
Purchased by the Admiralty in 1939 and renamed Breda.
Served in A/S role and later as tender to submarine flotilla's.

Sunk after a collision near Campbeltown, Scotland on 18 February 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Breda (4.84)

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1Capt. Newell Herbert Gale, RD, RNR11 Dec 193925 Jul 1940
2Capt. (retired) Archibald Edward Johnston, RN25 Jul 194031 Dec 1943
3Lt.Cdr. Gerald Gordon Slade, RN31 Dec 194318 Feb 1944

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