H.M.S. Berwick (1926)

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H.M.S. Berwick (1926)
Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[1]
Laid down: 15 Sep, 1924[2]
Launched: 30 Mar, 1926[3]
Completed: 15 Feb, 1928[4]
Broken up: 1948[5]
H.M.S. Berwick was one of seven Kent Class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Completed to full complement at Devonport on 2 February, 1928.[6]

Commissioned at Devonport on 15 April, 1930 for duty with the Fifth Cruiser Squadron on the China Station.[7]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 12 October, 1932 for duty with the Fifth Cruiser Squadron on the China Station.[8]

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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 219.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 218.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 217.
  9. Wykes-Sneyd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/100. f. 164.
  10. Successor assumed command that day. Robinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 281.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 218.
  12. Robinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 281.
  13. Robinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 281.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 217.
  15. He was superseded that month. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  16. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  17. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 216.
  19. Bent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 260. Month of year taken from predecessor.
  20. Bent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 260.
  21. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/232. f. 245.
  22. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  23. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  24. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  25. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  26. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography


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