She measured 473.5′ x 68.5′ x 25.5′ and displaced 10,850 tons. Oct 10, 2018 - This Pin was discovered by Daniel Houtput. In June 1945 Shropshire was back in the operational area and after operating at the Brunei (Borneo) landings she was part of the force for the Balikpapan landings on July 3. Completed in 1929, Shropshire served with the RN until 1942, when she was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) following the loss of sister ship HMAS Canberra. LEARN MORE. Her first year in commission proved her to be happy and successful. Commander D.H. Harries, RAN, assumed command to supervise refit and transfer to the Royal Australian Navy. (LBK/13) Request this item Letterbook of Captain Erasmus Ommaney (1814-1904). Military service (other than the militia) was usually a lifetime career. On July 12, Shropshire proceeded to the Aitape (New Guinea) area in support of the 6th Division ashore and followed this duty by bombardment support for the landings at Cape Sansapor on July 28.  On 9 October 1954, the Dutch tug Oostzee began the voyage from Sydney to Dalmuir, Scotland. The Walrus from HMS Shropshire made contact at 0952 hours next morning and alighted alongside in position 13°S, 11°44’E.  She was launched by Violet Herbert, Countess of Powis, on 5 July 1928. B.C.S. Date Of Death 01 Jan 1915. Shropshire was built at Dalmuir on the Clyde and completed in 1929. Military records are potentially of great genealogical value and may provide information not found in any other source. I was detailed to stand at the brow to see that the ladies didn’t trip, and to present the ladies with souvenirs of their visit as they left the ship. He enlisted at Portsmouth into the Royal Navy on 8 October 1907 for a term of five years, and seven years in the Royal Fleet Reserve, and was allocated the number SS/2148. Unit / Vessel HMS Formidable. your own Pins on Pinterest In March 1942 Shropshire was again allocated to the South Atlantic command for convoy escort duty. , The propulsion system consisted of eight Yarrow-type boilers, which fed Parsons geared turbines. She continued to serve successive commissions in the Mediterranean, covering the Abyssinian War (1935-36) and Spanish Civil War, playing a leading part in the evacuation of refugees from Barcelona in August and September 1936. Shropshire went back to convoy escort duty around the coast of Africa, and on March 2 1941 she intercepted and escorted to Durban the Vichy French ship Ville de Strasbourg.  By February 1946, six of the Bofors guns had been removed, with the cruiser's armament settling into its final configuration. HMS Shropshire (73) là một tàu tuần dương hạng nặng thuộc lớp County của Hải quân Hoàng gia Anh Quốc, thuộc lớp phụ London.Hoàn tất vào năm 1929, Shropshire đã phục vụ cùng với Hải quân Hoàng gia cho đến năm 1942, khi nó được chuyển cho Hải quân Hoàng gia … Frederick N.G. This podcast series examines Australia’s Naval history, featuring a variety of naval history experts from the Naval Studies Group and elsewhere.  Breaking commenced in Dalmuir on 20 January 1955, with the ship's hull then transported to Troon, where scrapping resumed on 19 September. (LBK/12) Request this item Letterbook of Captain John Richards Lapenotiere (1770-1834) in HMS ORESTES. She was then due for another refit, this time an extensive one. This convoy was made up of the following ships: From the Dardanelles: British merchants: Deebank (5060 GRT, built 1929), Destro (3553 GRT, built 1920), Eastlea (4267 GRT, 1924), Egyptian Prince (3490 GRT, 1922), Palermo (2797 GRT, built 1938), Volo (1587 GRT, built 1938) and the tug Brittania towing the small river tanker Danube Shell II(704 GRT, built 1934). On 9 October 1954 she left Sydney in tow of the Dutch tug Oostzee bound for the shipbreakers in Scotland.  Both of his parents worked in a shoe factory and Thomas became a painter. At this stage of her history Shropshire had steamed some 363,000 miles, of which 220,000 had been covered on war service. From Kalamata: British merchant Destro(3553 GRT, built 1920).  One letter proposed, that the ship be named "HMAS Canberra (the gift of HMS) Shropshire" in order to retain the old name. Collins, RAN, assumed command of Shropshire on April 7 1943 and she was commissioned in the RAN on April 20 1943 at Chatham. See more ideas about London, Royal navy, Warship. London Wedding. , The ship's name was chosen by First Lord of the Admiralty William Bridgeman, whose constituency was located in the county of Shropshire. Will swop for any Portsmouth shore Jimmy Welch. HMS Shropshire byl těžký křižník sloužící v Royal Navy a jako HMAS Shropshire v Royal Australian Navy v období druhé světové války.  She remained in the South Atlantic, undergoing a refit at Simon's Town between March and June 1941, then came home in October 1941 for a further major refit at Chatham between October 1941 and March 1942 before returning to the South Atlantic until the end of the year, when she was recalled to Chatham prior to transfer to the RAN. 4338 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85031 (623) 385-7950. The transfer was announced in the House of Commons on September 8 1942 by Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who said: ‘His Majesty’s Government consider that the Commonwealth should not bear this grievous loss following the sinking of other gallant Australian ships. These generated 80,000 shaft horsepower, which was fed to the ship's four 11-foot (3.4 m) diameter propellers. )1943: HMS President III (accounting base for personnel allocated for service in Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships) 04.05.1943- See more info or our list of citable articles. She had returned home after twenty-six years. Captain J.A. O Projeto naval tem por objetivo criar, expandir e melhorar artigos de acordo com os padrões da Wikipédia e deste projeto, relacionados a área naval.Navios e seus comandantes são o principal foco deste projeto. 1914-15 Star. Reade. Employers. your own Pins on Pinterest Citations. The propulsion system consisted of eight Yarrow-type boilers, which fed Parsons geared turbines. Commemorated in perpetuity by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Her distinctive three funnels, speed of 32 knots plus high endurance, her eight-inch twin guns in four turrets, eight torpedoes and four 4-inch high angle guns outclassed any previous cruiser. Frederick N.G. Thus was born the link between the ship and County and Regiment. , The ship returned to service on 12 July, and provided naval gunfire support for operations in Aitape and Cape Sansapore during July and August, Morotai in September, and Leyte Gulf in early October. In early 1981, some members of the Genealogical Society of Victoria felt that as there was an increasing interest in convicts and the convict system of Australia, the formation of a group dedicated to the promotion of this interest would be beneficial. In January 1945 after Leyte Gulf patrols, Shropshire took part in the assault on Lingayen (Philippines), finally returning to Sydney in March for refit. HMS Victory (RN base, Portsmouth) (for miscellaneous services) 01.11.1940-(02. , The cruiser's initial armament consisted of eight BL 8 inch Mk VIII naval guns in four twin turrets, four single QF 4 inch Mk V naval guns and four single QF 2 pounder naval guns (or pom-poms) for anti-aircraft defence, four 3-pounder guns, and a number of smaller calibre guns for point defence. After several years lying in Sydney Harbour, Shropshire was sold as scrap on 16 July 1954 to Thomas W Ward Ltd, Sheffield, on behalf of the British Iron and Steel (Salvage) Corporation. Oct 10, 2018 - This Pin was discovered by Lulu Rose S. Discover (and save!) By reducing costs and improving health outcomes, HMS advances the healthcare system. A HMS Shropshire (később HMAS Shropshire) a brit Királyi Haditengerészet egyik nehézcirkálója volt. That same month two coaches of ladies and gentlemen from the Shropshire Society in London, preceded by the Mayors of Chatham and Ludlow, arrived alongside the ship. Then in September 1944, the cruiser gave support to the landings on Morotai Island, prior to proceeding north as part of the invasion fleet for the Philippines operations at Leyte. About that time Charlie Chaplin visited the ship and entertained the ship’s company. She then returned to the Philippines and was there when the Japanese surrendered. Following the loss of the heavy cruiser HMAS Canberra on August 9 1942 in the Battle of Savo Island, the British Government approved transfer of Shropshire to the RAN as a replacement. He spent four months on the battleship HMS Ramillies, protecting convoys of the Australian Expeditionary Force in the Indian Ocean, followed by shorter postings on HMS Kent, on HMS Shropshire, and in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). SS Rotorua was a New Zealand Shipping Company steam ocean liner and refrigerated cargo ship that was built in Scotland in 1910 and sunk by a U-boat in 1917.. She was not the only NZ Shipping Co ship to be called Rotorua.There was also a ship that was launched in 1911 as Shropshire for the Federal Steam Navigation Company, transferred to the NZ Shipping Co fleet in 1936 and renamed … Marriage is between Lieutenant Commander Thomas Lloyd of HMS Ramillies and Marie McRae Smith. Martin, RN) and HMS Shropshire (Capt. Thomas Drinkwater was born on 12 August 1889 in Leicester, the son of Thomas and Eliza Drinkwater. Thomas died December 1793 Sydney, buried 10 December 1793 Old Sydney Burial Ground. Thomas has 3 jobs listed on their profile.  The ship was sold to Thos W Ward of Sheffield, England, acting on behalf of the British Iron & Steel Corporation, on 16 July 1954, for 82,500 pounds sterling. LEARN MORE.  In May 1946, Shropshire transported the Australian contingent to England for the British Empire victory celebrations. The Mayor of Ludlow gave a very good address to which the captain replied.  Completed on 12 September 1929, the cruiser was commissioned into the RN on 24 September 1929.  King George VI announced on 10 September 1943 that the ship would be renamed Canberra.  From January until March 1947, Shropshire was in Japanese waters. This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! Shropshire, Royal Australian Navy who died age 20 on 27 May 1943 Son of Thomas Curtin Stanbury and Anne Price Stanbury, of Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia. Jan 24, 2017 - Explore Mike Nichols's board "Hms london", followed by 146 people on Pinterest. Shrewsbury Castle also houses the Soldiers of Shropshire Museum. Posádka sleduje odpálení torpéda. Federal Agencies. )1941: HMS President III (accounting base for personnel allocated for service in Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships) 13.05.1941-(02.  During 1935 and 1936, the cruiser was involved in the British response to the Abyssinia Crisis. HMS Shropshire was a Royal Navy 'London' County-class heavy cruiser, launched in 1928 and decommissioned in 1942. View Thomas Shropshire’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. In January 1947 she represented the Royal Australian Navy in Japanese waters, returning to Sydney in March 1947 in preparation for final paying off, her days as an active warship ended. Letterbook containing the correspondence of Admiral Thomas Sotheby (fl.1783-1809). Few ships, if any, in that vast Mediterranean Fleet could match her for cleanliness and efficiency. , Shropshire left the United Kingdom in August, as part of the escort for a convoy to Gibraltar. We see bridesmaids arriving. A crowd watches the bride enter the church. , The duplication of ship names with the United States Navy was against RAN policy, and it was initially felt that Australia had a greater claim to the name. Shropshire was one of four heavy cruisers built to the London design of the County-class cruisers.The cruiser had a displacement of 9,830 tons at standard load, was 632.75 feet (192.86 m) long overall, 595 feet (181 m) long between perpendiculars, and had a beam of 66 feet (20 m). They then proceeded to patrol and exercise in company with each other. AE1 – The Ship without a Name, Musical Composition by Lieutenant Matthew Klohs RAN. Oct 27, 2019 - This Pin was discovered by Thomasi Giudice. , Shropshire returned to the Philippines in time for the Japanese surrender of the islands, then proceeded to Japan, and was present at Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945 for the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender. , "Allied Ships Present in Tokyo Bay During the Surrender Ceremony, 2 September 1945", "Navy Marks 109th Birthday With Historic Changes To Battle Honours", "Royal Australian Navy Ship/Unit Battle Honours", History of the ship as written by Stan Nicholls, who served aboard as an officer, List of cruisers of the Royal Australian Navy, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=HMS_Shropshire&oldid=996360312, World War II cruisers of the United Kingdom, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2010, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 4,715 km (2,546 nmi; 2,930 mi) at 31.5 knots (58.3 km/h; 36.2 mph), 20,116 kilometres (10,862 nmi; 12,500 mi) at 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph), 2 × 0.5-in quadruple Vickers machine gun mount, 2 × quadruple 21-in (533 mm) torpedo tubes, 15 × 40-mm (1.5 in) Bofors Mk III single guns, 4 inches (10 cm) internal boiler room sides (added 1936–1940), This page was last edited on 26 December 2020, at 03:36. Commissioned as HMAS Shropshire, the ship remained in RAN service until 1949, and was sold for scrap in 1954. Before Christmas she had steamed 34,000 miles in less than four months.  Only five personnel died during the ship's RAN service, but although all five occurred during World War II, none were the result of enemy action; one drowned, and the other four were the result of accidents. Mar 23, 2020 - HMS Shropshire, British Royal Navy County-class heavy cruiser. In July 1936, as part of the Mediterranean Fleet 1st Cruiser Squadron, she sailed to Barcelona, relieving HMS London, the first ship … A.W.la T. Bisset, RN), made rendez-vous in position 29°23'S, 41°49'W with HMS Hawkins (Capt. Pictured is a portrait and the artwork of Thomas William “Bill” Kimberley, Air Engineering Technician, HMS UNICORN, and also our own S/Lt Vicki Duffield-Smith’s great uncle. It was not until July 1954 that Shropshire was sold as scrap to Thomas W. Ward Limited, Sheffield, on behalf of British Iron and Steel (Salvage) Corporation and on October 9 1954 she left Sydney in tow of the Dutch tug Oostzee, bound for the ship-breakers in Scotland. The Loss of HMAS Armidale by Dr Kevin Smith, D-Day commando on Sword Beach by Commander Jim Speed DSC, RAN. Shropshire was one of four heavy cruisers built to the London design of the County-class cruisers. AE2 – Stoker’s Submarine, Musical Composition by Lieutenant Matthew Klohs RAN.  The Australian government decided to retain Shropshire's old name after learning that the US offer had come directly from President Roosevelt. HMS, later HMAS SHROPSHIRE - County-type Heavy Cruiser including Convoy Escort Movements. Awards.  She also participated in the campaign against Italian Somaliland during 1941, bombarding both Mogadishu and Kismayu during the advance of the South African Army from Kenya to Abyssinia, and sinking the Italian vessel Pensilvania off Mogadishu on 13 February.  The cruiser was involved in the Battle of Luzon during January 1945, during which she was attacked by two kamikaze aircraft: one narrowly missed, while the second was shot down by HMAS Gascoyne close enough for debris to hit Shropshire.  During the 1930s, two 0.5-inch machine guns were added to the point defence armament. From February 1941, while serving with the Red Sea Force and working in co-operation with the British and South African armies attacking Somaliland, she greatly assisted in the occupation of Kismayu and caused a large number of Italian military casualties in the bombardment of Mogadishu. ‘Force H’ then returned to the Cape to refuel where they arrived on 14 December.  During April, the cruiser participated in the landing at Hollandia. In 1937 she returned to England for a complete refit and to have her anti-aircraft armament modernised.  Sources differ on the date of commissioning: although the commissioning ceremony was performed on 20 April, Captain John Augustine Collins successfully argued to have the ship recognised administratively as a commissioned Australian warship from 17 April, in order to keep Australian personnel (arriving that day) away from the RN rum issue.  The ship's badge takes the leopard's face from the arms of the Shropshire County Council. Newsboy's Nap is the Emma Lavelle-trained Buster Thomas Discover (and save!)  At economical speed, she could travel 8,700 nautical miles (16,100 km; 10,000 mi). Notable events involving Hawkins include: 3 Feb 1940 Around 0800 hours (zone +2), HMS Dorsetshire (Capt.  The cruiser had a displacement of 9,830 tons at standard load, was 632.75 feet (192.86 m) long overall, 595 feet (181 m) long between perpendiculars, and had a beam of 66 feet (20 m). Various shots of crowds waiting outside St. Clement Dane's Church. English: The County class heavy cruiser HMS Shropshire served with the Royal Navy from 1929 to 1942, and as HMAS Shropshire with the Royal Australian Navy from 1943 to 1949. Completed in 1929, Shropshire served with the RN until 1942, when she was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) following the loss of sister ship HMAS Canberra. A Shropshire építését 1926. február 24-én kezdték a William Beardmore and Company dalmuiri hajógyárában, Skóciában. Commissioned into the Royal Navy, the only cruiser named after an inland county, this ship had been purchased through the savings of about 2.5 million Pounds from all corners of the county of Shropshire, after whom the ship drew her name. Além deste projeto, existe o Portal:Náutico, com o objetivo de expor os artigos, categorias e temas relacionados. Enlisted. These records identify individuals who served or were eligible to serve in the military. Others achieve fame by the individuality of their captain and some specific battle or epic – Mountbatten’s Kelly or Vian’s Cossack. , The cruiser remained in Japanese waters until 17 November, when she sailed for Sydney. Will. It is not so easy to recognise the worth of a ship which gives prolonged service throughout her life and doesn’t get sunk. Saunders Charles William Thomas. , On 9 December 1939, Shropshire intercepted the German merchant Adolf Leonhardt, which was scuttled by her own crew. She was the third Phoenix of the United States Navy.After World War II the ship was transferred to Argentina in 1951 and was ultimately renamed General Belgrano in 1956.  Shropshire was laid down at the shipyard of William Beardmore and Company, at Dalmuir, Scotland on 24 February 1927. The steel Devonshire class armed cruiser Hampshire was launched from the Armstrong Whitworth yard at Elswick on the 24th September 1903. The family later moved to Dudley and then to Wolverhampton where Cope was apprenticed to a mechanical engineer. The Walrus from HMS Shropshire made contact at 0952 hours next morning and alighted alongside in position 13°S, 11°44’E. , Shropshire underwent refit at Chatham from December 1942 until 20 June 1943. , A silver bugle presented to the ship by the King's Shropshire Light Infantry was kept by the RAN after Shropshire's decommissioning, and was later placed on display at the Russell Offices (which houses the Department of Defence) until at least the mid-1980s. These ships of the Allied navies of World War II were present in Tokyo Bay on Victory over Japan Day (2 September 1945) when the Japanese Instrument of Surrender was signed on board the battleship USS Missouri (BB-63).The only two US vessels present at both the Pearl Harbor attack and Tokyo Bay surrender were the USS West Virginia and the USS Detroit . Thomas Wynn Oswald Cope was born at Oswestry in Shropshire in 1893, the son of Wynn Cope, a railway stationmaster, and his wife Margaret. The visitors were then shown around the ship, given tea, followed by dancing on the quarterdeck. On October 30 at Brisbane, the cruiser joined the Australian Squadron (Task Force 74) under the command of Rear Admiral Victor A.C. Crutchley flying his flag in Australia. She had returned home after twenty-six years. Thomas, the RDF Operator on HMS Venomous when Hecla sank, ... Navy, an architect in his father's practice in Port Elizabeth before the war, had enlisted as an ordinary seaman in HMS Shropshire 1941 and joined HMS Hecla at Simonstown after commissioning in the SANF on the 4 September 1942. However, the pre-transfer refit occupied many months and it was not until June 25 1943 that Shropshire was formally handed over to the RAN by Admiral Sir George D’Oyly Lyon, C-in-C The Nore. Spouse Residence.  These generated 80,000 shaft horsepower, which was fed to the ship's four 11-foot (3.4 m) diameter propellers. HMS Shropshire was a Royal Navy (RN) heavy cruiser of the London sub-class of County-class cruisers. Wedding of Naval Commander at St Clement Dane's church. Providers. HMS Shropshire (pennant numbers 73, 83, then 96) was a Royal Navy (RN) heavy cruiser of the London sub-class of County class cruisers.She is the only warship to have been named after Shropshire, England.Completed in 1929, Shropshire served with the RN until 1942, when she was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) following the loss of sister ship HMAS Canberra. , Construction of the cruiser was ordered on 17 March 1926. Alas, Britain went off the gold standard and the exchange was cancelled.  At the end of the month, she joined Task Force 74 at Brisbane, and supported the amphibious landings at Arawe and Cape Gloucester during December.  The torpedo tubes and depth charge throwers were stripped from the ship, and the entire Oerlikon outfit was replaced by fifteen single 40 mm Bofors guns. She is the only warship to have been named after Shropshire, England. The Queen and Philip went into lockdown at Windsor Castle, Charles caught coronavirus and Harry and Meghan caused a royal catastrophe. Health Plans. In December 1943 Shropshire took part in the New Britain operations covering landings at Arawe and Cape Gloucester. He had at least two siblings, Margaret born c.1887, and Gwendoline born c.1898. . Produced by the Naval Studies Group in conjunction with the Submarine Institute of Australia, the Australian Naval Institute, Naval Historical Society and the RAN Seapower Centre. Hampshire saw service during the First World War and was present at the Battle of Jutland in mid-1916. THIS IS THE STORY of a well known ship, seen through the eyes of a retired captain who commissioned the ship as a cadet in 1929.  The cruiser could reach speeds of up to 32.25 knots (59.73 km/h; 37.11 mph), with 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph) as the designated economical speed. Various shots of newly weds leaving church under guard of honour. Copyright © 2020. She took part in the Battle of Surigao on 25th October as part of Rear Admiral Oldendorf’s force (Task Force 77) ending in the rout of the Japanese. HMS Hampshire. During the refit the ship’s aircraft and catapult were landed. HMS St George (boys' training establishment, Douglas, Isle of Man) [06.01.1944 transferred to Permanent List] 15.01.1946-09.09.1946: HMS Valkyrie (RDF training establishment, Douglas, Isle of Man) 10.09.1946-25.02.1949: HMS Fulmar (RN Air Station, Lossiemouth, Morayshire) HMS SHROPSHIRE was built at Dalmuir, Scotland by William Beardmore and Company, and launched on July 5th 1928.  The ship returned home in August. West Thomas Road Office.  Although the main armament was unchanged, the 4-inch guns were upgraded to twin mountings, while the anti-aircraft armament was replaced with eighteen 20 mm Oerlikon guns (seven twin mountings and four single mountings) and two QF 2-pounder Mark VI eight-barrelled pom-poms. HMS Shropshire (Navy Photos, click to enlarge) return to Contents List : LONDON-Class cruiser ordered from William Beardmore at Dalmuir, Glasgow in the 1926 Estimates on 17th March 1926.  The cruiser's wartime service with the RAN was recognised with five battle honours: "New Guinea 1943–44", "Leyte Gulf 1944", Lingayen Gulf 1945", "Borneo 1945", and "Pacific 1945". It was not until July 1954 that Shropshire was sold as scrap to Thomas W. Ward Limited, Sheffield, on behalf of British Iron and Steel (Salvage) Corporation and on October 9 1954 she left Sydney in tow of the Dutch tug Oostzee, bound for the ship-breakers in Scotland. Thomas has 13 jobs listed on their profile.  Although the bomb missed both ships and appeared to cause no damage, the cruiser's engines began to malfunction four days later, and Shropshire returned to Australia for repairs. British War Medal WW I. , Shortly before transfer to the RAN in 1943, Shropshire underwent a refit. Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net. HMS Shropshire (pennant numbers 73, 83, then 96) was a Royal Navy (RN) heavy cruiser of the London sub-class of County class cruisers.She is the only warship to have been named after Shropshire, England.Completed in 1929, Shropshire served with the RN until 1942, when she was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) following the loss of sister ship HMAS Canberra. She was transferred to the South Atlantic Command a month later and was employed in searching for enemy raiders and escorting convoys between South Africa and Great Britain. DISCOVER. Shropshire did just this, and in doing so steamed thousands of miles in all climates from the Arctic to the Pacific and through every ocean in the world. Spouse. HMS Reg Owen, Hemel Hempstead and Sultan ext 2159, drafted CFS, HMS Neptune, DEMS Association. Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm • Same Day Appointments Available • Walk-Ins Welcome Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. It was no surprise then to see her selected as an exchange cruiser to go to Australia, while their HMAS Canberra came to us. E. Rotherham, RN with Rear-Admiral Sir H. Harwood, KCB, OBE, RN on board). Early History of the Morley family. Jun 10, 2018 - This Pin was discovered by Neill Reardon. Thomas, the RDF Operator on HMS Venomous when Hecla sank, ... Navy, an architect in his father's practice in Port Elizabeth before the war, had enlisted as an ordinary seaman in HMS Shropshire 1941 and joined HMS Hecla at Simonstown after commissioning in the SANF on the 4 September 1942. your own Pins on Pinterest Her high freeboard with scuttles in all living quarters made her a comfortable and habitable ship for her 45 officers and 650 men, although she was prone to roll in rough seas. A hajó a County-osztály London-alosztályába tartozott. , Following the loss of the Australian heavy cruiser HMAS Canberra, a County-class cruiser of the Kent sub-class, at the Battle of Savo Island, it was announced that Shropshire would be transferred to the RAN as a gift. Oct 30, 2017 - HMS London (69) was a member of the second group of County-class heavy cruisers of the British Royal Navy. Za pozornost stojí i … At 1250 hours HMS Shropshire arrived at that position but the German ship was scuttled by her crew and could not be saved. 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