H.M.S. Dorsetshire (1929)

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H.M.S. Dorsetshire (1929)
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 21 Sep, 1927[2]
Launched: 29 Jan, 1929[3]
Completed: 30 Sep, 1930[4]
Sunk: 5 Apr, 1942[5]
H.M.S. Dorsetshire was one of two Norfolk Class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned on 16 September 1930 at Portsmouth to serve as flagship of the Second Cruiser Squadron of the Atlantic Fleet.[6]

Re-commissioned at Plymouth on 2 April, 1935.[7]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 28.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 28.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 28.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 28.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 28.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1931). pp. 232-3.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 232.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 233.
  9. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  10. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 231.
  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.

Bibliography


Norfolk Class Cruiser
  Dorsetshire Norfolk  
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