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 HMS Glasgow, April 1941. (Photo taken by Thoams L. Newbigin, courtsey of Mr Douglas T. Newbigin)

 

Cruiser ("Southampton" class (first group))

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Displacement 9,100 tons (11,350 tons full load)
Dimensions 558 (pp)/591.5 (oa) x 62.25 x ...d/17 (20 full load) feet
Machinery four Admiralty 3-drum boilers (350lb/in2 & 250F), four shafts, Parsons SR geared turbines, 75,000 SHP = 32 (30.5 full load) knots
Bunkers & radius OF 2,075 tons, 6,000 nm @ 14k
Armament 12 (4x3) - 6 inch, 8 (4x2) - 4 inch AA, 8 (2x4) 2 pdr, 8 (2x4) - .5 inch AA machine guns, 6 (2x3) 21 inch TT; 2 aircraft & catapult
Complement 750 men
   
Builder (hull) Scotts (Greenock)
Builder (engine) Scotts (Greenock)
Laid down 16.04.1935
Launched 20.06.1936
Completed 09.09.1937
Fate sold to Hughes Bolckow (1958), arriving at Blyth for scrapping (08.07.1958)
   
Battle honours ?

 

Officers    
Commanding Officer
27.07.1939 - 1942
Cdr. J.W. Cuthbert, RN
 
14.07.1942 - (10.1943)
Capt. E.M. Evans-Lombe, RN
 
01.12.1943 - (07.1945)
Capt. C.P. Clarke, RN
 
22.11.1945 - (04.1946)
Capt. A.G.V. Hubback, RN