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HMS Lowestoft - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Lowestoft

Name : HMS Lowestoft
Laid Down : 29th July 1912
Launched : 23rd April 1913
Completed : April 1914
Type : Cruiser
Class : Birmingham
Builder : Chatham
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 2nd ship with this name.
Pennants :
Fate : Sold for scrap 8th January 1931

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HMS Lowestoft, 1917.


HMS Lowestoft, January 1918.


HMS Lowestoft.

Timeline Entries :


28th April 1913 - Launched
February 1915 - 2nd Light Cruiser Squadron
1916 - Transferred to the Mediterranean
6th February 1919 - Arrived Plymouth
1st June 1919 - 6th Light Cruiser Squadron Cape Station
16th September 1919 - Capt. H.E.F. Aylmer in Command
11th November 1919 - Sailed Sierra Leone
21st November 1919 - Arrived St. Paul De Loanda
21st November 1919 - Arrived St. Paul de Loanda
5th December 1919 - Arrived Simonstown
17th February 1921 - Sailed Simonstown for Port Elizabeth
18th February 1921 - Arrived Algoa Bay
23rd February 1921 - Sailed Algoa Bay for Mossel Bay
15th February 1923 - Sailed Simonstown
15th February 1923 - Flagship of Rear Admiral Sir Rudolf bentinck
16th February 1923 - Arrived Capetown
21st February 1923 - Arrived St. Helena
26th February 1923 - Sailed St. Helena
4th March 1923 - Arrived Sierra Leone
9th March 1923 - Sailed Sierra Leone
11th March 1923 - Arrived Bathurst
15th March 1923 - Sailed Bathurst
17th March 1923 - Arrived Sierra Leone
21st March 1923 - Sailed Sierra Leone
24th March 1923 - Arrived Sekoudl
25th March 1923 - Sailed Sekoudl
26th March 1923 - Arrived Accra
30th March 1923 - Sailed Accra
31st March 1923 - Arrived Lagos
7th April 1923 - Sailed Lagos
9th April 1923 - Arrived Bonny
18th April 1923 - Sailed Bonny
19th April 1923 - Arrived Walfisch Bay
23rd April 1923 - Sailed Walfisch Bay
26th April 1923 - Arrived Capetown
27th April 1923 - Sailed Capetown
14th July 1923 - Flagship of Rear-Admiral Sir Rudolph Bentinck
14th July 1923 - At Durban
23rd July 1923 - Sailed Durban
January 1931 - Sold for scrapping

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Last edited : 16:00, April 3, 2011
By : jbryce1437

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