H.M.S. Neptune (1933)

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H.M.S. Neptune (1933)
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 24 Sep, 1931[2]
Launched: 31 Jan, 1933[3]
Completed: 23 Feb, 1934[4]
Sunk: 19 Dec, 1941
H.M.S. Neptune was one of five Leander Class light cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Completed to Full Complement at Portsmouth on 24 February, 1934. By mid-1937, she was serving with the Second Cruiser Squadron of the Home Fleet.[5]

Neptune sank after striking four mines in the Mediterranean. Only one man survived in the end.

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. (July, 1937). p. 257.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 256.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  8. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.


Leander Class Light Cruiser
Achilles Ajax Leander Neptune Orion
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