HMS Canterbury (1916) CC  (3rd)

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Canterbury was a Light Cruiser.

Built by John Brown on the Clyde, laid down 14-Oct-1914, launched 21-Dec-1915 and completed 09-May-1916.

On completion joined the Grand Fleet 1916, then the 5th Light Cruiser Squadron at Harwich, 1916-18. To the Aegean and Black Sea 1918-19. The Atlantic Fleet 1919. Served as Gunnery Training Ship at Portsmouth 1919-22. Into reserve at Portsmouth 1922-24. The Atlantic Fleet 1924-25. Refitted at the Nore and then went into reserve at the Nore 1925-26.

To the Atlantic Fleet 1926-30. Into reserve again 1930-33. Detached for trooping duties to China 1930-31.

Sold 1934.

Won the Battle Honour: Jutland 1916.


Other HMS Canterbury
- 1st  HMS Canterbury
- 2nd HMS Canterbury
- 3rd HMS Canterbury

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This page last edited - 14 March, 2013.

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