H.M.A.S. Canberra (1927)

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H.M.A.S. Canberra (1927)
Builder: John Brown[1]
Laid down: 9 Sep, 1925[2]
Launched: 31 May, 1927[3]
Completed: 9 Jul, 1928[4]
Sunk: 9 Aug, 1942[5]
H.M.A.S. Canberra was one of seven Kent Class cruisers completed for the Royal Australian Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Clydebank on 9 July, 1928.[6] In mid-1931 she was bearing Commodore, First Class Leonard Stanley Holbrook, Commanding H.M. Australian Squadron.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 293.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 293.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 293.
  8. Bradley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/60. f. 418.
  9. Bradley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/60. f. 418.

Bibliography


Kent Class Heavy Cruiser
Royal Navy
Berwick Cornwall Cumberland Kent Suffolk
Royal Australian Navy
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