H.M.S. Crusader (1931)

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H.M.S. Crusader (1931)
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard
Launched: 30 Sep, 1931[1]
Commissioned: 2 May, 1932[2]
Sunk: 14 Sep, 1942[3]
H.M.S. Crusader was one of fourteen "C" and "D" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 2 May, 1932 for service with the Second Destroyer Flotilla of the Home Fleet.[4]

Re-commissioned at Portsmoiuth on 31 August, 1934.[5]

She was re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 30 December, 1936.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 38.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 227.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 38.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 227.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 226.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 226.
  7. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Saturday, February 6, 1932, Issue 46050, p.21.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 227.
  9. Knox Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/46. f. 45.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 226.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 226.


"C" and "D" Class Destroyer
"C" Class Leader
  Kempenfelt  
Destroyers
  Comet Crescent Crusader Cygnet  
"D" Class Leader
  Duncan  
Destroyers
  Dainty Daring Decoy Defender  
  Delight Diamond Diana Duchess  
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