H.M.S. Achilles (1932)

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H.M.S. Achilles (1932)
Builder: Cammell Laird[1]
Laid down: 11 Jun, 1931[2]
Launched: 1 Sep, 1932[3]
Completed: 6 Oct, 1933[4]
Transferred: 1948
Fate: to India
H.M.S. Achilles was one of five Leander Class light cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

She completed to full complement at Chatham on 10 October, 1933 for service with the Second Cruiser Squadron of the Home Fleet.[5]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 30.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 30.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 30.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 30.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1935). pp. 213-4.
  6. Cantlie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/263. f. 278.
  7. Cantlie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/263. f. 278.
  8. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/166. f. 166.
  9. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/166. f. 166.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  15. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  16. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  17. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  18. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  19. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  20. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  21. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.


Leander Class Light Cruiser
Achilles Ajax Leander Neptune Orion
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