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Warship Class - Q and R Class - Destroyer

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Warship Class - Q and R Class - Destroyer
Name Q and R Class
Country United Kingdom (Details)
Period World War II
Source of Text Wikipedia
Credit Link Link
Type Destroyer
Preceded By O and P Class (Details)
Succeeded By S and T Class (Details)
Number Completed 16
Other Nations none

History: The Q and R class was a class of sixteen War Emergency Programme destroyers ordered for the British Royal Navy in 1940 as the 3rd and 4th Emergency Flotilla. They served as convoy escorts during World War II. Three Q-class ships were transferred to the Royal Australian Navy upon completion, with two further ships being handed over in 1945. Roebuck had the dubious honour of being launched prematurely by an air raid at Scotts shipyard in Greenock, her partially complete hulk lying submerged in the dockyard for nine months before it was salvaged and completed

The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.

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Item created by: gdm on 2019-05-13 08:09:27

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