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HMS Castor (1915) CC  (4th)

    
This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Castor was a Light Cruiser.

Built by Cammell Laird of Birkenhead, laid down 28-Oct-1914, launched 28-Jul-1915 and completed 12-Nov-1915.

On completion served as a destroyer leader with the Grand Fleet 1915-16. Then Commodore (D) Grand Fleet 1916-19. Then Commodore (D) Atlantic Fleet 1919-20, including a spell in the Black Sea 1919-20. Joined the 2nd Light Cruiser Squadron Atlantic Fleet 1920-23. Served as Gunnery training Ship 1927-28 at Portsmouth 1923-24. Into reserve 1924-27 during when it refitted 1925-26. Used for trooping duties to China 1927-28. Detached to China 1928-30. Returned to the UK and went into reserve 1930-35.

Sold 1935.

Won the Battle Honour: Jutland 1916.

 

Other HMS Castor
- 1st  HMS Castor
- 2nd HMS Castor
- 3rd HMS Castor
- 4th HMS Castor

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This page last edited - 15 March, 2013.

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