HMS Ajax 1934-1949

The Ship

Sold for Scrap 1949

HMS Ajax, built by Armstrong, launched 1/3/1934. Arrived for breaking up at Newport,13/11/1949.

HMS Ajax served in the South Atlantic 1939, taking a major role in the battle of the River Plate against the Graf Spee, going to the Mediterranean fleet 1940 - 1942, became part of Force H before going for refit in the United states 1943, returning to the Mediterranean Fleet 1943 till the end of the war. HMS Ajax was finally scrapped at Newport November 1949.

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Not postally used.
Postcard series: Valentine's
Postcard number: 38B-39


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