HMS Effingham

Type:
Cruiser
Class:
Cavendish
Builder:
Portsmouth Dockyard
Portsmouth, England
Pennant Number:
I-98
D-98
Ordered:
December 1915
Launched:
June 8, 1921
Keel Laid:
April 2, 1917
Commissioned:
July 2, 1925
Fate:
Scuttled May 21, 1940 by HMS Matabele F-26 (torpedo and gunfire) after grounding on a
submerged rock on Fasken Shoal near Terra Island, Norway (67.17N - 13.58E).


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