|Built by:||Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland)|
|Ordered:||12 Jun, 1924|
|Laid down:||8 Dec, 1924|
|Launched:||15 Jan, 1926|
|Commissioned:||15 Mar, 1927|
HMS Ambuscade made 37.66 knots
on trials and was more economical than the other prototype HMS Amazon.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 23 November 1946.
|7 Dec, 1940 The Dutch merchant Farmsum is torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic in position 52º11'N, 22º56'W. HMS Ambuscade later picks up 15 survivors.|