H.M.S. Shropshire (1928)

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H.M.S. Shropshire (1928)
Builder: William Beardmore & Company[1]
Laid down: 24 Feb, 1927[2]
Launched: 5 Jul, 1928[3]
Completed: 12 Sep, 1929[4]
Commissioned: 24 Sep, 1929[5]
Broken up: 1955[6]
H.M.S. Shropshire was one of four London Class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Shropshire was commissioned at Chatham on 24 September, 1929. By mid-1931, she was serving with the First Cruiser Squadron in the Mediterranean,[7] where she remained until at least mid 1937.[8]

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. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 270.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 27.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 270.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 275.
  9. Oldham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 80.
  10. Oldham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51. f. 80.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 273.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  15. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 275.
  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.
  21. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  22. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  23. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography


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