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HMS Gloucester

HMS Gloucester

HMS Gloucester was built at the Devonport Dockyard (Plymouth, England) by Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering in 1937. She was commissioned in 1938 and served with the Mediterranean Fleet until she was bombed and sunk on 22 May 1941 during the German invasion of Crete. A total of 694 men were lost.

 

Title: HMS Gloucester
Record Type: Boats
Type: Light Cruiser
Date Launched: 19-10-1937
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 8683