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Latest revision as of 10:05, 20 August 2019

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]

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. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 258.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 258.
  8. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  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.


Leander Class Light Cruiser
Achilles Ajax Leander Neptune Orion
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