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ROYAL NAVY SOUTH ATLANTIC COMMAND - ROYAL NAVY C D SHIPS *

12)COMORIN F 94 (ARMED M CRUISER)




Built: 1925


Tonnage: 15,116 / 9,498 tons


Propulsion: 2 x 4cyl quadruple expansion engines & L.P. turbine, dual shaft, 2 screws, cruiser Stern 2075 NHP


Armament: 7x 152mm, 2x 76mm


Speed: 16 Knots


January, 40 - April 40: South Atlantic Station


May 40: Bermuda Convoy Escort Force


February 41: South Atlantic Station


March 41 - April 41: While serving at South Atlantic Station at Freetown, she caught fire and was after 425 of her crew were rescued she was shelled and sunk by Destroyer Lincoln. Only 20 men were lost.


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