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HMS Jamaica - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Jamaica

Name : HMS Jamaica
Laid Down : 28th April 1938
Launched : 16th November 1940
Completed : 29th June 1942
Type : Cruiser
Class : Fiji
Builder : Vickers Armstrong
Country : UK
Pennants : 44, C170 BPF, C44
Fate : Scrapped 1960

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HMS Jamaica, August 1945.


HMS Jamaica, laid up, July 1960.

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Timeline Entries :


28th April 1939 - Laid down
29th December 1939 - Captain J.L. Storey in Command
16th October 1940 - Pennant Number 44
16th November 1940 - Launched
8th November 1942 - Assisted in the invasion of North Africa
25th March 1943 - Sailed Scapa Flow
26th December 1943 - Participated in the Battle of North Cape
26th December 1943 - Attacked Scharnhorst with torpedoes
4th April 1944 - 10th Cruiser Squadron
10th June 1944 - Sailed Scapa Flow
7th June 1945 - Accompanied the King & Queen to the Channel Islands
7th June 1945 - Capt. J. Hughes-Hallet in Command
19th March 1947 - Commenced Exercised in the Caribbean
2nd April 1947 - Completed Exercises in the Caribbean
30th April 1947 - Sailed Trincomalee
30th January 1949 - Arrived Kingston
5th April 1949 - Exercised with the Canadian Navy
26th April 1949 - Captain F.A. Ballance in Command
26th April 1949 - Sailed Bermuda to China
31st May 1949 - Arrived Hong Kong
2nd July 1950 - Assisted in sinking several attacking North Korean torpedo boats and gunboats
19th May 1954 - Flagship of Admiral Sir Michael Denny
19th May 1954 - Escort to HMY Britannia
30th September 1954 - Exercise Morning Mist
24th November 1959 - In Reserve at Gareloch
1960 - Broken up

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HMS Jamaica by Ivan Berryman.

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