HMS Sceptre was an R-class destroyer of the Royal Navy, built by Alexander Stephen and Sons, at Linthouse (in Glasgow) and launched on 13 April 1917. During sea trials she averaged nearly 36 knots (67 km/h; 41 mph) in force 6 wind. In total 51 ships were in this class and saw service in World War I from 1916 to 1917, suffering comparatively light losses. Sceptre saw action as part of Admiral David Beatty's force, primarily employed in convoy escort and patrol duty in the North Sea and Atlantic. On 17 July 1917, Sceptre shot down a Zeppelin and later that year she sank an armed German trawler. She survived the war and was sold for disposal in 1926.

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  • HMS Sceptre was an R-class destroyer of the Royal Navy, built by Alexander Stephen and Sons, at Linthouse (in Glasgow) and launched on 13 April 1917. During sea trials she averaged nearly 36 knots (67 km/h; 41 mph) in force 6 wind. In total 51 ships were in this class and saw service in World War I from 1916 to 1917, suffering comparatively light losses. Sceptre saw action as part of Admiral David Beatty's force, primarily employed in convoy escort and patrol duty in the North Sea and Atlantic. On 17 July 1917, Sceptre shot down a Zeppelin and later that year she sank an armed German trawler. She survived the war and was sold for disposal in 1926. (en)
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  • HMS Sceptre was an R-class destroyer of the Royal Navy, built by Alexander Stephen and Sons, at Linthouse (in Glasgow) and launched on 13 April 1917. During sea trials she averaged nearly 36 knots (67 km/h; 41 mph) in force 6 wind. In total 51 ships were in this class and saw service in World War I from 1916 to 1917, suffering comparatively light losses. Sceptre saw action as part of Admiral David Beatty's force, primarily employed in convoy escort and patrol duty in the North Sea and Atlantic. On 17 July 1917, Sceptre shot down a Zeppelin and later that year she sank an armed German trawler. She survived the war and was sold for disposal in 1926. (en)
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