H.M.S. Ajax (1934)

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H.M.S. Ajax (1934)
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs, Barrow[1]
Laid down: 7 Feb, 1933[2]
Launched: 1 Mar, 1934[3]
Completed: 12 Apr, 1935[4]
Broken up: 1949
H.M.S. Ajax was one of five Leander Class light cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 15 May, 1935 under the command of Colin Sinclair Thomson.[5]

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. 214.
  6. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  7. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/76. f. 432.
  8. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 254.
  9. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  10. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  11. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  12. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  13. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  14. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  15. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  16. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  17. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  18. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  19. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  20. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  21. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  22. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  23. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.


Leander Class Light Cruiser
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