HMS Curlew (D 42)
Light cruiser of the Ceres class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.)|
|Laid down||21 Aug 1916|
|Launched||5 Jul 1917|
|Commissioned||14 Dec 1917|
|Lost||26 May 1940|
|Loss position||67° 32'N, 16° 37'E|
HMS Curlew was rearmed as Anti-Aircraft cruiser before the war.
HMS Curlew (Capt. Basil Charles Barrington Brooke, RN) was sunk in Lavangsfjord, Ofotfjord near Narvik, northern Norway in position 67º32'N, 16º37'E by German bombers.
Commands listed for HMS Curlew (D 42)
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|1||Capt. Basil Charles Barrington Brooke, RN||23 Aug 1939||26 May 1940|
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