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Title: Mystery ship
Post by: spooks1959 on 19 January 2013 09:57:20 PM
Can anyone identify this vessel? Probably taken in the 1930s in the Far East?
Title: Re: Mystery ship
Post by: PhiloNauticus on 20 January 2013 04:48:32 PM
It is one of the 'Hawkins' or 'Elizabethan' class cruisers.  Both Hawkins and Effingham served in the Far East in the late 20s/30s.  I would suspect that this is Effingham, as I believe that Hawkins had her searchlight platforms located at a higher level than her sisters