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Commissioned at Chatham on 25 June, 1928.{{NLFeb29|p. 249}}
 
Commissioned at Chatham on 25 June, 1928.{{NLFeb29|p. 249}}
  
In mid-1931 she was with the {{UK-CS|5}} on the [[China Station]].{{NLJul31|p. 248}}
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In mid-1931 she was with the {{UK-CS|5}} on the [[China Station]].{{NLJul31|p. 248}}  She re-commissioned at Chatham on 30 July.{{NLJan33|pp. 248-9}}
  
 
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=John Henry Godfrey|nick=John H. Godfrey|appt=20 June, 1931{{NLJul31|p. 248}}|end=16 November, 1931}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=John Henry Godfrey|nick=John H. Godfrey|appt=20 June, 1931{{NLJul31|p. 248}}|end=16 November, 1931}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Geoffrey Layton|nick=Geoffrey Layton|appt=16 November, 1931<ref>Layton Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/134.|D7604233}} f. ?.</ref>|end=13 January, 1932<ref>Layton Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/134.|D7604233}} f. ?.</ref>|note=remained aboard as Chief of Staff, additional, as {{Com2RN}}}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Geoffrey Layton|nick=Geoffrey Layton|appt=16 November, 1931<ref>Layton Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/134.|D7604233}} f. ?.</ref>|end=13 January, 1932<ref>Layton Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/134.|D7604233}} f. ?.</ref>|note=remained aboard as Chief of Staff, additional, as {{Com2RN}}}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Thomas Bernard Drew|nick=Thomas B. Drew|appt=13 January, 1932|end=11 March, 1933}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Thomas Bernard Drew|nick=Thomas B. Drew|appt=13 January, 1932{{NLJan33|p. 248}}|end=11 March, 1933}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Algernon Usborne Willis|nick=Algernon U. Willis|appt=January, 1933<ref>Willis Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52.|D7576714}} f. 460.</ref>|ass=11 February, 1933<ref>Willis Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52.|D7576714}} f. 460.</ref>|end=20 May, 1934<ref>Willis Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52.|D7576714}} f. 460.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Algernon Usborne Willis|nick=Algernon U. Willis|appt=January, 1933<ref>Willis Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52.|D7576714}} f. 460.</ref>|ass=11 February, 1933<ref>Willis Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52.|D7576714}} f. 460.</ref>|end=20 May, 1934<ref>Willis Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52.|D7576714}} f. 460.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Ion Beauchamp Butler Tower|nick=Ion B. B. Tower|appt=20 May, 1934|end=14 January, 1937|note=and as Flag Captain}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Ion Beauchamp Butler Tower|nick=Ion B. B. Tower|appt=20 May, 1934|end=14 January, 1937|note=and as Flag Captain}}

Revision as of 11:46, 18 April 2018

H.M.S. Kent (1926)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 15 Nov, 1924[2]
Launched: 16 Mar, 1926[3]
Completed: 22 Jun, 1928[4]
Broken up: 1948[5]
H.M.S. Kent was one of seven Kent Class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Chatham on 25 June, 1928.[6]

In mid-1931 she was with the Fifth Cruiser Squadron on the China Station.[7] She re-commissioned at Chatham on 30 July.[8]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 26.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 249.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 248.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1933). pp. 248-9.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 248.
  10. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  11. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 248.
  13. Layton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/134. f. ?.
  14. Layton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/134. f. ?.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 248.
  16. Willis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 460.
  17. Willis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 460.
  18. Ashmore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 99.
  19. Ashmore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 99.
  20. Young-Jamieson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/44. f. 44.
  21. Young-Jamieson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/44. f. 44.
  22. Fallowfield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/242. f. 243.
  23. Fallowfield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/242. f. 243.

Bibliography


Kent Class Heavy Cruiser
Royal Navy
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Royal Australian Navy
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