HMS Liverpool: A Brief History of Ships of the Name

There have been seven ships in the Royal Navy to bear the name LIVERPOOL. Ships of the Name Seven ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS LIVERPOOL after the city of Liverpool, whilst another was planned: HMS Liverpool (1741) was a 40-gun fifth-rate frigate, built as HMS Enterprise but renamed before being launched… Read More

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Summary of Service: HMS Liverpool (1938-1958)

HMS LIVERPOOL was a SOUTHAMPTON class cruiser, built and engined by the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Co Ltd, Govan, Glasgow. Ordered under the 1935 programme on the 11th November of that year, she was laid down on the 17th February 1936, launched on the 24th March 1937, by Mrs Montagu Norman, wife of the Governor… Read More