H.M.S. Galatea (1934)

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H.M.S. Galatea (1934)
Builder: Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[1]
Laid down: 2 Jun, 1933[2]
Launched: 9 Aug, 1934[3]
Completed: 14 Aug, 1935[4]
Torpedoed: 14 Dec, 1941
Fate: by U 557
H.M.S. Galatea was one of four Arethusa Class light cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 3 September, 1935.[5] She went to work in the Mediterranean, bearing Rear-ADmiral (D) Commanding Destroyer Flotillas of the Mediterranean Fleet J. F. Somerville.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 31.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 31.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 31.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 31.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 242.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 242.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  8. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 242.
  10. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/232. f. 245.
  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.


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