'S' Class Destroyer HMS Scimitar

'S' Class Destroyer HMS Scimitar
Here we see Admiralty 'S' Class destroyer HMS Scimitar, a First World War vintage destroyer that also saw service during the Second World War, mainly as an escort. The open bridge can be made out just in front of the first smokestake, with a cluster of men behind the limited windows.
British Destroyers From Earliest Days to the Second World War, Norman Friedman. A very detailed look at the design of British destroyers from their earliest roots as torpedo boat destroyers, though the First World War and up to the start of the Second World War, supported by vast numbers of plans and well chosen photographs [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (30 June 2018), 'S' Class Destroyer HMS Scimitar, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_scimitar_s_class.html

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