HMS Sultan

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Four ships and three shore establishments of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Sultan.

Ships

Shore establishments

  • HMS Sultan was the naval base at Singapore, commissioned in 1940 as a successor to HMS Terror. She was abandoned after the fall of Singapore in 1942.
    • HMS Sultan II was the accounting base at Singapore for sea-going tenders, commissioned in 1940 and paid off in 1941.
    • HMS Sultan III was the accounting base at Penang, commissioned in 1940 and paid off in 1941.
    • HMS Sultan IV was the accounting base at Singapore between 1941 and 1942.
  • HMS Sultan was the accounting base at Singapore for personnel based at Keppel Harbour, commissioned in 1945 and paid off in 1947.
    • HMS Sultan II was the accounting base for the naval base at Singapore, commissioned in 1945 and paid off in 1946, becoming HMS Terror.
  • HMS Sultan is the Marine Engineering training establishment and school of aircraft handling at Gosport, and is also home to the Defence College of Electro-Mechanical Engineering. It was commissioned in 1956.

See also[edit]

  • TCG Sultanhisar, a destroyer launched for the Turkish Navy in 1940, and temporarily commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMS Sultan Hisar in 1941 for the passage to Turkey, being handed over in 1942.