HMA Ships SUCCESS, STALWART, TASMANIA, and TATTOO, (destroyers), were sold for scrap. All four ships had been built in the United Kingdom towards the end of World War I, and
HMAS Stalwart I
HMAS Stalwart decommissioned. She remained in reserve after decommissioning until she was eventually sold for breaking up on 4 June 1937.
The Marksman class destroyer, (flotilla leader), HMAS ANZAC, (CMDR S. H. Simpson, RN), was commissioned. ANZAC was laid down in Denny Bros. Yard, UK, on 11 January 1917. In 1919
HM Ships ANZAC, TATTOO, SWORDSMAN, SUCCESS, TASMANIA, and STALWART were transferred to the RAN. The S class destroyers were replacements for the six torpedo boat destroyers used during the World
HMS STALWART, (destroyer), later HMAS STALWART, was launched at Swan Hunter’s, England.