H.M.S. Exeter (1929)

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H.M.S. Exeter (1929)
Pendant Number: 68[1]
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[2]
Laid down: 1 Aug, 1928[3]
Launched: 18 Jul, 1929[4]
Completed: 23 Jul, 1931[5]
Sunk: 1 Mar, 1942[6]
H.M.S. Exeter was one of two York Class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

She was paid off into Dockyard Control at Devonport on 30 May 1931.[7]

Commissioned at Plymouth on 21 July, 1931 for service with the Second Cruiser Squadron with the Home Fleet.[8]

Re-commissioned at Plymouth on 10 October, 1933.[9]

Re-commissioned at Plymouth on 29 December [year omitted] for service with the America and West Indies Station, under the command of Commodore, Second Class Henry Harwood Harwood who was also in command of the South American Division.[10]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Wikipedia.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 29.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 29.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 29.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 29.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 29.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 239.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 238.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 239.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 238.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 238.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 238.
  13. Franklin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/288. f. 155.
  14. Franklin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/288. f. 155.
  15. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 239.
  16. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  17. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  18. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 238.
  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.

Bibliography


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