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HMS Gambia (pennant number 48, later C48) was a Crown Colony-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy. She was in the service of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) as HMNZS Gambia from 1943 to 1946. She was named after the then Crown colony of The Gambia, and has been the only ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name

HMS Gambia (pennant number later was a Crown Colony-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy. She was in the service of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) as HMNZS Gambia from 1943 to She.

HMS Kenya (14). Builder: Alexander Stephen & , Glasgow. Laid down: 18 June 1938. Launched: 18 August 1939. Commissioned: 27 September 1940. Out of service: In reserve September 1958. Identification: Pennant number 14. Fate: Sold for scrapping on 29 October 1962. Class: Crown Colony-class light cruiser. Displacement: 10450 tons. Length: 169.3 m (555.5 ft). Beam: 18.9 m (62 ft). Draught: 5.0 m (16.5 ft). Speed: 33 knots (61 km/h).

HMS Kenya (14). Builder: Alexander Stephen & , Glasgow. Laid down: 18 June 1938. Launched: 18 August 1939. Commissioned: 27 September 1940. Out of service: In reserve September 1958. Identification: Pennant number 14. Fate: Sold for scrapping on 29 October 1962. Class: Crown Colony-class light cruiser. Displacement: 10450 tons. Length: 169.3 m (555.5 ft). Beam: 18.9 m (62 ft). Draught: 5.0 m (16.5 ft). Speed: 33 knots (61 km/h).

HMS Uganda, was a Second World War-era Crown Colony-class light cruiser launched in 1941. She served in the Royal Navy during 1943 and 1944, including operations in the Mediterranean, and was transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy in in October 1944. She served in the Pacific theatre in 1945 and was put into reserve in 1947. When she was reactivated for the Korean War in 1952 she was renamed HMCS Quebec.

HMS Uganda was a Crown Colony-class light cruiser of the British Royal Navy launched in

HMS Gambia (48). Builder: Swan Hunter, Tyne and Wear. Laid down: 24 July 1939. Launched: 30 November 1940. Commissioned: 21 February 1942. Transferred to the Royal New Zealand Navy on 22 September 1943. Returned to the Royal Navy on 27 March 1946. Decommissioned: December 1960. Fate: Scrapped at Inverkeithing 1968. Class: Crown Colony-class light cruiser. Displacement:	10450 tons. Length: 169.3 m (555.5 ft). Beam: 18.9 m (62 ft). Draught:	5.0 m (16.5 ft). Speed: 33 knots (61 km/h).

HMS Gambia (48). Builder: Swan Hunter, Tyne and Wear. Laid down: 24 July 1939. Launched: 30 November 1940. Commissioned: 21 February 1942. Transferred to the Royal New Zealand Navy on 22 September 1943. Returned to the Royal Navy on 27 March 1946. Decommissioned: December 1960. Fate: Scrapped at Inverkeithing 1968. Class: Crown Colony-class light cruiser. Displacement: 10450 tons. Length: 169.3 m (555.5 ft). Beam: 18.9 m (62 ft). Draught: 5.0 m (16.5 ft). Speed: 33 knots (61 km/h).

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HMS Jamaica Crown Colony-class light cruiser of the British Royal Navy.

HMS New Zealand (1911).

NEW ZEALAND, one of the Indefatigable Class of battle cruisers, was laid down on June 1910 at Fairfields’ yard on the Clyde and was completed in

HMNZS Gambia in Hauraki Gulf, 1945. On 22 September 1943 HMNZS Gambia was commissioned for service with the Royal New Zealand Navy, under Captain N.J.W. William-Powlett DSC, RN. However, the formal transfer did not take place until 8 May 1944, the date that Leander reverted to the Royal Navy.

HMS Gambia was a Crown Colony-class light cruiser of the British Royal Navy. She was in the service of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) as HMNZS Gambia from 1943 to

15 in battlecruiser HMS Renown in Auckland, New Zealand in 1924. Heavily modernised in the 1930s (unlike her sister Repulse), she was the only battlecruiser remaining in Royal Navy service after 1941, when both Repulse and the larger HMS Hood were sunk. Widely known as 'the largest destroyer in the fleet', she had a distinguished WW2 career.

HMS Renown in Auckland NZ, 1924.[3675x2625]

15 in battlecruiser HMS Renown in Auckland, New Zealand in Heavily…

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