H.M.S. Penelope (1935)

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H.M.S. Penelope (1935)
Builder: Harland & Wolff[1]
Laid down: 30 May, 1934[2]
Launched: 15 Oct, 1935[3]
Completed: 13 Nov, 1936[4]
Torpedoed: 18 Feb, 1944
Fate: by U 410
H.M.S. Penelope was one of four Arethusa Class light cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned on 12 Novermber, 1936 for service with the Third Cruiser Squadron in the Mediterranean Fleet.[5]

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. 262.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 262.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  8. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  9. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.


Arethusa Class Light Cruiser
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