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1921 - 1965: Ausonia (F53)

Built By: Armstrong Whitworth (Tyne)
Fate: Decommisioned at Portsmouth in September 1964 and scrapped in August 1965 at
Castellon, Spain.

1963: Captain Sub's & Minesweepers in the Med'

1964: Captain Sub's, 5th Sub Divison

Laid up during 1945.

1958 stationed at Malta for the Mediterranean fleet.

In September 1964 decommisioned at Portsmouth and scrapped in August 1965 at Castellon, Spain.


Events

22-03-1921 : Launched
02-09-1932 : Requisitioned from Cunard White Star Ltd, Liverpool by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser.
27-03-1942 : Sold to the Admiralty for conversion to a repair ship
16-09-1958 : Commissioned at Devomport to relieve HMS Ranpura after 12 months in reserve
18-08-1964 : Returned to Portsmouth from Malta & sold to Spanish shipbreakers
13-09-1965 : Left Portsmouth for Castellon shipbreakers


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