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HMS Asturias

HMS Asturias

The passenger ship Asturias was requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1939 and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. In 1943 she was torpedoed and badly damaged and was towed 700 miles to Freetown.

 

Title: HMS Asturias
Record Type: Boats
Type: Armed Merchant Cruiser
Date Launched: 07-07-1925
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 52280