|Class:||Admiralty V & W|
|Built by:||John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland)|
|Laid down:||17 Jan, 1917|
|Launched:||6 Oct, 1917|
|Commissioned:||16 Nov, 1917|
|Lost:||29 May, 1940 (Cdr. R. L. Fisher, RN.) (c 51-15'N, 2-45'E)was torpedoed and sunk by German motor torpedo boat S-30 while participating in the evacuation of French, English, and Belgian troops off Dunkirk.|
|Built by:||Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Govan, Scotland)|
|Laid down:||3 Jun, 1942|
|Launched:||30 Jun, 1943|
|Commissioned:||17 Feb, 1944|
After the end of hostilities with Japan
HMS Wakeful transported Prisoners of War from Sandai Bay (north of Tokyo)
to Sydney, Australia. Lady Mountbatten was the Re-patriation Officer.
Captain of HMS Wakeful at that time was George Pound.
|Former name:||HMS Zebra|