H.M.S. London (1927)

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H.M.S. London (1927)
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 23 Feb, 1926[2]
Launched: 14 Sep, 1927[3]
Completed: 31 Jan, 1929[4]
Broken up: 1950[5]
H.M.S. London was one of four London Class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

London was re-commissioned for trials on 1 January, 1929.[6]

She was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 5 February, 1929 for service with the First Cruiser Squadron in the Mediterranean.[7]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 17 June, 1931.[8]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 20 January, 1937.[9]

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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 27.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 27.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 251.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). pp. 250-1.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 251.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 253.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 251.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 250.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 251.
  16. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  17. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  18. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 252.
  19. Pott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/278. f. 310.
  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.
  30. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  31. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography


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