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Chronological record of war service HM cruiser Jamaica

G. B. Mason

Chronological record of war service HM cruiser Jamaica

adopted by the City of Bristol 1941.

by G. B. Mason

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Published by G.B. Mason in Bristol .
Written in English


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  PROGRAM Study 1 (in / 15,t): Once war broke out, there was no longer any point in a 10,ton limit, and Winston Churchill, back as First Lord of the Admiralty, pushed for a powerful ship. John was assigned to develop a ,ton cruiser armed with in guns and protected against 8in shellfire, with a good radius of action, higher speed than the German 8in . The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. This section includes over Allied Warships and over Allied Commanders of WWII, from the US Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, The Polish Navy and others.

After the war ended, June , I was apponted to the Judge Advocate General's Branch, Palestine, stationed in Jerusalem. I served there until posted back to Jamaica in late THE WAR IN JAMAICA * World War II began in September of when Germany invaded Poland. Great Britain, who held a treaty with Poland became immediately involved and. - HMS Jamaica (44), a Crown Colony-class cruiser of the Royal Navy, was named after the island of Jamaica, which was a British possession when she was built in the late s. The light cruiser spent almost her entire wartime career on Arctic convoy duties, except for a deployment south for the landings in North Africa in November

According to Page 1 of the archive documents, Jamaica was on her way from Victoria (Braz) to Gibraltar when war broke out in Norway on Apr. This voyage had started out in Rio de Janeiro on March 27 and she was bound for Port Sudan, where she later arrived (via Beirut, Port Said and Suez) on May 6. We add around , new records each month. Register with your email address now, we can then send you an alert as soon as we add a record close matching the one you were searching for.


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Chronological record of war service HM cruiser Jamaica by G. B. Mason Download PDF EPUB FB2

HMS Jamaica, a Crown Colony-class cruiser of the Royal Navy, was named after the island of Jamaica, which was a Crown Colony when she was built in the late s. The light cruiser spent almost her entire Chronological record of war service HM cruiser Jamaica book career on Arctic convoy duties, except for a deployment south for the landings in North Africa in November She participated in the Battle of the Barents Sea in and the Aircraft carried: 2 × seaplanes.

In April the ship relieved HM Cruiser NORFOLK as Flagship of the 4th Cruiser Squadron and remained on the East Indies Station until November when she returned to Plymouth. After refit at Devonport she commissioned for service on the America and West Indies Station in late where she remained until transferred to the Far East in.

At the outbreak of war, Sheffield served with the 18th Cruiser Squadron, patrolling the Denmark Straits and then, in Aprilshe was engaged in the Norwegian a short spell carrying out anti-invasion duties in the English Channel, she joined Force H, based in that time, she operated in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic until the year's end, and took part in Commissioned: 25 August 1.

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In August Jamaica joined the America and West Indies Station as a member of the 8th Cruiser Squadron.

In July Jamaica arrived at the Far East Station on loan to the 5th Cruiser Squadron for participation in the Korean war. On 25 June while Jamaica was on passage to Hong Kong, heavy fighting broke out between North and South Korea.

Service. They served with distinction during the Second World War. Jamaica took part in a number of operations, including driving off the heavy cruisers Admiral Hipper and Lützow inthe sinking of the battleship Scharnhorst inand escorting carrier air attacks on the battleship Tirpitz in This is a timeline of events of World War II infrom the start of the war on 1 September For events preceding September 1,see the timeline of events preceding World War II.

Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland on 1 Septemberand Britain and France’s declaration of war on Germany two days later marks the beginning of World War II.

HMS KENYA re-commissioned for service on 15th August after a refit and sailed via the Azores to Bermuda in October as relief for HM Cruiser SWIFTSURE. She took part in exercises with US Navy ships based in Cuba during the next few weeks and returned to Bermuda in December.

Mason has written: 'Chronologies of war service H.M. Cruiser Coventry and H.M. Cruiser Argonaut adopted by the civil community of Coventry' 'Chronological record of war service HM cruiser. was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the th year of the 2nd millennium, the 40th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the s decade.

4th Provided cruiser cover for passage of return Convoy RA51 with HM Cruiser KENT in place of HM Cruisers JAMAICA. 19th Detached from covering duties and returned to Scapa Flow.

During World War II, the USNR outnumbered USN personnel on active duty by a 3 to 1 majority (from 31 July 43 - 31 Dec 45). During this period the USNR composed between % to % of total personnel on active duty. Details of DCrew; Reference: DCrew Title: CREW LISTS AND SHIPS' AGREEMENTS Description: These records consist of the Crew Lists and Ships' Agreements, with some Official (Crew) Log Books, which were required by law to be sent to the Registrar of Shipping and Seamen for ships registered in the United Kingdom.

HM Cruiser GAMBIA during passage to Ceylon from Kilindini. HM Cruisers JAMAICA screened by HM Destroyers ONSLOW, Detailed information about the war service of this ship can be found in a book dedicated to this subject. QUEEN ELIZABETH-Class battleship ordered from HM Dockyard, Portsmouth after approval of design in June The ship was laid down on 31st October and launched on 26th November She was the sixth RN warship to bear this name, last used for a cruiser of which was sold in ♦The Afghan Wars and by Archibald Forbes ♦Afghanistan: A Short Account of Afghanistan, Its History, and Our Dealings With It ♦ Attack on Halifax and Adjacent Territory Lt.

Hunker, USN - ♦Cruising in the Old Navy ♦Enlistment, Training, and Organization of Crews for Our New Ships [] ♦Extracts from the Diary of Rear Admiral Gibson [].

HMS Jamaica, a Crown Colony-class cruiser of the Royal Navy, was named after the island of Jamaica, which was a British possession when she was built in the late s. The light cruiser spent almost her entire wartime career on Arctic convoy duties, except for a deployment south for the landings in North Africa in November She participated in the Battle of the Barents Sea in and.

The Jamaica Archives and Records Department is a Department of the Office of the Prime Minister, and is governed by the Archives Act, and the Archives (Official Records) Regulations,   By Mark Stille, Osprey, New York () Reviewed by James H.

McClelland, Sr. US Heavy Cruisers: – 75 is a gold mine of information concerning the U.S. Navy’s heavy cruisers of World War II and beyond. Mark Stille, a retired navy commander who has held posts in the intelligence community, faculty positions at the Naval War College, the Joint Chief of Staff with the fleet, is.

Foreword. In January the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, and Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Navy agreed that the formation of a joint committee to assess enemy Naval and merchant shipping losses during World War II would be desirable.Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran Comments: Now in mid's I would like to hear from anyone who served on Jamaica for the first 3 months of Korean War.

Have had my story published in Vets. Magazine. Will share if anyone wants to hear from me. Keywords: Nicknamed Sharky. First months of the Korean War.

Met observer on HMS JAMAICA. Though in the works for many years, the position was formally established as Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Navy in January The title was officially changed to Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) three months later. The individual rating specialty marks for the MCPON was replaced by an inverted star in These individuals have served as Master Chief Petty Officer .