HMS Serapis (G 94)
Destroyer of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Greenock, Scotland)|
|Ordered||9 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||14 Aug 1941|
|Launched||25 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||23 Dec 1943|
Transferred to the Royal Netherlands Navy on 1 October 1945 being renamed Piet Hein. Scrapped at Gent, Belgium in June 1962.
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Commands listed for HMS Serapis (G 94)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Eric Lister Jones, DSC, RN||11 Oct 1943||5 Feb 1944|
|2||Capt. Peter Grenville Lyon Cazalet, DSC, RN||5 Feb 1944||19 Mar 1944|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Eric Lister Jones, DSC, RN||19 Mar 1944||1 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Serapis include:
17 Jan 1944
HMS Vox (Lt. J.M. Michell, RN) conducted A/S exercises at Scapa Flow with HMS Serapis (Lt.Cdr. E.L. Jones, DSC, RN), HMS Undine (Cdr. T.C. Robinson, RN), HMS Verulam (Lt.Cdr. W.S. Thomas, DSC, RN) and ORP Blyscawica (Cdr. K.F. Namiesniowski). (1)
- ADM 173/19442
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