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==Service==
 
==Service==
 
Commissioned on 16 January, 1934 for service with the {{UK-CS|2}} of the Home Fleet.{{NLJul37|p. 258}}
 
Commissioned on 16 January, 1934 for service with the {{UK-CS|2}} of the Home Fleet.{{NLJul37|p. 258}}
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She suffered a slight collision near New Orleans at around New Year's Day, 1938.  She went to Bermuda for repairs.{{ToL|Visit to Mexico|28 Jan. 1938, p. 7}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==

Latest revision as of 15:50, 9 May 2020

H.M.S. Orion (1932)
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 26 Sep, 1931[2]
Launched: 24 Nov, 1932[3]
Completed: 18 Jan, 1934[4]
Broken up: 1949
H.M.S. Orion was one of five Leander Class light cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned on 16 January, 1934 for service with the Second Cruiser Squadron of the Home Fleet.[5]

She suffered a slight collision near New Orleans at around New Year's Day, 1938. She went to Bermuda for repairs.[6]

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. 258.
  6. "Visit to Mexico." The Times (London, England), 28 Jan. 1938, p. 7.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 258.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 258.
  9. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  15. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  16. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.


Leander Class Light Cruiser
Achilles Ajax Leander Neptune Orion
<– Emerald Class Minor Cruisers (UK) Arethusa Class –>