HMS ANSON

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HMS ANSON

Post by Deepol » Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:54 pm

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King George V Class battleship completed in 1942 by Swan Hunter being launched as JELLICOE.
Her wartime service consisted of Russian Convoy duties and Far East being present for the Japanese surrender at Hong Kong.
Her end came in December 1957 when she arrived at Faslane to be broken up.
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Re: HMS ANSON

Post by Clyde 15 » Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:43 pm

I can remember this ship when she was moored off Helensburgh about 1950. My pal and I saved up the boat fare ( 6d) to go for a sail round her. Big thrill !

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