HMS Manchester (15)
Light cruiser of the Gloucester class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||11 Nov 1935|
|Laid down||28 Mar 1936|
|Launched||12 Apr 1937|
|Commissioned||4 Aug 1938|
|Lost||13 Aug 1942|
|Loss position||36° 50'N, 11° 10'E|
HMS Manchester (Capt. Harold Drew, DSC, RN) was sunk in the Central Mediterranean near Cape Bon, Tunisia, 4 nautical miles east Kelibia in position 36º50'N, 11º10'E, by 1 torpedo from Italian Motor Torpedo Boats Ms 16 or Ms 22.
Commands listed for HMS Manchester (15)
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|1||Capt. Henry Hugh Bousfield, RN||17 Jan 1938||13 Apr 1940|
|2||Capt. Herbert Annesley Packer, RN||13 Apr 1940||4 Jun 1941|
|3||Capt. Harold Drew, DSC, RN||4 Jun 1941||13 Aug 1942|
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