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Name Official number Flag IMO
SHROPSHIRE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1928  05/07/1928  24/09/1929 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Cruiser  Steel Steam Turbine 2 Masted 
Builder Yard Yard no
Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir Naval Constr Wk  647 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 9750, 13315 disp 633 ft  66 ft     21 ft 
Engine builder Parsons Marine Turbine Co. Ltd., Newcastle
Engine detail
Parsons geared turbines with 8 x Admiralty 3-drum boilers driving quadruple screws. 80,000 shp giving speed of 32knots. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Royal Navy      
Other names
43-HMAS SHROPSHIRE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
Royal Australian Navy transfer in 1943. 
Vessel history
Heavy Cruiser, London Class – 73, 83, 96

Battle Honours: ATLANTIC 1941 - ARCTIC 1941 - EAST INDIES 1941 - NEW GUINEA 1942-44 - LEYTE GULF 1945 - LINGAYEN GULF 1945 - PACIFIC 1945 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1955   20/01/1955 
Disposal Detail
Partially broken up on the site where she was built now owned by Arnott Young at Dalmuir. Her hull was towed to Troon 19 September for final scrapping. 
 

 



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