HMS Hawkins

Light Cruiser

The Ship

Scrapped 1947

HMS Hawkins a Cavendish Light Cruiser Class of the Royal Navy the class.

HMS Hawkins was built by Parsons at Chatham and launched 1st October 1917. During the second World War she served with the South Atlantic fleet from 1940 to 1941. She transferred to the East Indies fleet from 1941 to 1942, and to the Eastern Fleet from 1942 to 1944. She came back to the Home Fleet in 1944, became a training ship from 1944 to 1945 until going into reserve after the second World War. She was finally scrapped at Dalmuir, Scotland in December 1947.

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