H.M.S. Devonshire (1927)

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H.M.S. Devonshire (1927)
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 16 Mar, 1926[2]
Launched: 22 Oct, 1927[3]
Commissioned: 19 Mar, 1929[4]
Broken up: 1954[5]
H.M.S. Devonshire was one of four London Class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy in the late 1920s.

There was an earlier armoured cruiser named H.M.S. Devonshire that fought in the Great War.

Service

Devonshire commissioned for trials on 1 January, 1929.[6]

She commissioned at Devonport on 19 March, 1929 under the command of Flag Captain Henry Clive Rawlings, who had seen her through her trials.[7]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 27.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 27.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 27.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 231.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 27.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 232.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 231.
  8. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  9. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  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. Young-Jamieson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/44. f. 44.
  16. Young-Jamieson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/44. f. 44.
  17. Young-Jamieson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/44. f. 44.
  18. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  19. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  20. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  21. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  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.
  27. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  28. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  29. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography


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