Allied Warships

HMS Speaker (D 90)

Escort Carrier of the Ameer class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort Carrier
ClassAmeer 
PennantD 90 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down9 Oct 1942 
Launched20 Feb 1943 
Commissioned20 Nov 1943 
End service17 Jul 1946 
History

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 17 July 1946.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 25 September 1946.
Sold into merchantile service in 1948 being renamed Lancero.
Renamed President Osmena in 1965.
Scrapped in Taiwan in 1972.

 
Former nameUSS Delgada

Commands listed for HMS Speaker (D 90)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. (retired) the Hon. Robert Arthur William Joseph Southwell, RN30 Aug 1943Dec 1943
2A/Capt. Ughtred Henry Ramsden James, RNDec 1943Oct 1945 ?

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