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Three ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Manchester after the city of Manchester in the north-west of England.

  • HMS Manchester was a hired store ship in 1814
  • HMS Manchester (15) was a Town-class cruiser launched in 1937 and lost in action in 1942.
  • HMS Manchester (D95) is a Type 42 (Batch 3) destroyer launched in 1980. She participated in the 1991 Gulf War and was decommissioned on 17 February 2011.
  • Battle honours

  • Norway 1940
  • Spartivento 1940
  • Malta 1942
  • Arctic 1942
  • Persian Gulf 1991
  • References

    HMS Manchester Wikipedia


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