H.M.S. York (1928)

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H.M.S. York (1928)
Pendant Number: 90[1]
Builder: Palmer Shipbuilding and Iron Company[2]
Laid down: 16 May, 1927[3]
Launched: 17 Jul, 1928[4]
Completed: 1 May, 1930[5]
Commissioned: 6 May, 1930[6]
Destroyed: 26 Mar, 1941[7]
H.M.S. York was one of two York Class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Chatham on 6 May, 1930.[8]

She once again commissioned at Chatham on 19 April, 1932 for service with the Second Cruiser Squadron of the Home Fleet.[9]

She re-commissioned at Chatham on 22 October, 1936 to become flagship of the Commander-in-Chief, America and West Indies Station.[10]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Wikipedia.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 28.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 28.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 28.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 28.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 291.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 28.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 291.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 294.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 294.
  11. Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  12. Custance Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 34.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 294.
  14. Bevan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/270. f. 136.
  15. Bevan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/270. f. 136.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 294.
  17. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  18. Day of month from Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  19. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography


York Class Heavy Cruiser
  York Exeter  
<– London Class Major Cruisers (UK) Norfolk Class –>