HMS Ajax (22)

Vessel Type
Naval » Royal Navy » Light cruiser
Ship Dates
Date built: February 7 1933
Launched: March 1 1934
End date: 1949
Owner or managing owner(s)
Royal Navy
Vessel Description

HMS Ajax was a Leander-class light cruiser which served with the Royal Navy during World War II. She became famous for her part in the Battle of the River Plate, the Battle of Crete, the Battle of Malta and as a supply escort in the Siege of Tobruk. This ship was the eighth in the Royal Navy to bear the name. In February 1942, she was adopted by the civil community of Halifax.

Source: Wikipedia: HMS Ajax (22)

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