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HMS Crescent - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Crescent

Name : HMS Crescent
Laid Down : 1st December 1930
Launched : 29th September 1931
Completed : 15th April 1932
Type : Destroyer
Class : C
Builder : Vickers
Country : UK
Pennants : H48
Fate : To Canada (Fraser) 17th February 1937.
Later became : HMCS Fraser

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HMS Crescent, July 1935.

Timeline Entries :


1930 - Ordered
18th December 1930 - Laid down at Vickers-Armstrongs, Barrow-in-Furness
29th September 1931 - Launched
1932 - Commissioned
7th January 1932 - Sailed Malta
29th January 1932 - Arrived Malta
15th April 1932 - Sailed Barrow for Sheerness
17th April 1932 - Arrived Sheerness
11th May 1932 - Cdr. P.F.P. Wood Assumed Command
1st October 1932 - Cmdr. P. F. P. Wood in Command
1st October 1932 - 2nd Destroyer Flotilla, Home Fleet
26th January 1933 - Sailed Gibraltar for Oran
28th January 1933 - Arrived Oran
7th February 1933 - Sailed Oran for Gibraltar
10th March 1933 - Arrived Palma
15th March 1933 - Sailed Palma for Gibraltar
21st March 1933 - Sailed Gibraltar for Arosa Bay
29th March 1933 - Arrived Sheerness
12th January 1934 - Sailed Sheerness for Arosa Bay
15th January 1934 - Arrived Arosa Bay
16th January 1934 - Arrived Arosa Bay
17th January 1934 - Sailed Arosa Bay
30th January 1934 - Arrived Barbados
2nd February 1934 - Sailed Barbados for St. Lucia
2nd February 1934 - Arrived St. Lucia
12th February 1934 - Sailed St. Luci for St. Vincent
20th February 1934 - Arrived St. Kitts from St. Vincent
20th February 1934 - Arrived Montserrat and sailed for St. Kitts
26th February 1934 - Sailed St. Kitts for the Azores
8th March 1934 - Arrived the Azores
10th March 1934 - Sailed the Azores
23rd March 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar
25th March 1934 - Arrived Sheerness
10th May 1934 - Arrived Portland
9th June 1934 - Sailed Bangor Co. Down for Guernsey
19th June 1934 - Arrived Reykjavik
27th June 1934 - Sailed Reykjavik for Bangor Co, Down
27th June 1934 - Sailed Reykjavik for Rosyth
30th June 1934 - Arrived Bangor Co, Down
9th July 1934 - Sailed Bangor Co, Down for Guernsey
2nd November 1934 - Arrived Portland
24th May 1935 - Arrived Scapa Flow
13th April 1936 - Sailed Gibraltar for UK
16th April 1936 - Arrived Sheerness
17th February 1937 - Transferred to Royal Canadian Navy

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Last edited : 20:49, March 12, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 11:38, December 9, 2010
By : kc


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