H.M.S. Leander (1931)

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H.M.S. Leander (1931)
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 8 Sep, 1930[2]
Launched: 24 Sep, 1931[3]
Completed: 24 Mar, 1933[4]
Broken up: 1949
H.M.S. Leander was one of five Leander Class light cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Leander was commissioned for trials on 25 November, 1932.[5]

She was commissioned at Plymouth on 23 March, 1933 for service with the Second Cruiser Squadron of the Home Fleet.[6]

Commissioned at Devonport on 30 April, 1937 for service with the New Zealand Division of the Royal Navy.[7]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 30.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 30.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 30.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 30.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 251.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 251.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 300.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 251.
  9. Turner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/13. f. ?.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 251.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 300.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. Horan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/99. f. 99.
  15. Horan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/92/99. f. 99.
  16. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  17. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  18. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  19. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  20. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.


Leander Class Light Cruiser
Achilles Ajax Leander Neptune Orion
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