D18 ANTRIM D02 DEVONSHIRE D20 FIFE D19 GLAMORGAN D06 HAMPSHIRE D12 KENT D16 LONDON D21 NORFOLK
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Builder Cammell Laird, Birkenhead
Laid Down 9th March 1959
Launched 10th June 1960
Completed 15th November 1962
Decommissioned 1978
Further Service Was to have been sold to the Egyptian Navy but the sale fell through.
Disposal Hangar removed in 1982 and used to repair HMS Glamorgans battle damaged hangar. Devonshire was sunk as a target in 1984 during weapons trials.
Motto Auxilio Divino: 'By the help of God'
International Callsign GHFW
Visual Callsign D02

001 hms devonshire August 1973 Portsmouth navy days 002 hms devonshire August 1973 Portsmouth navy days 003 hms devonshire 29 May 1974 004 hms devonshire 29 May 1974 005 hms devonshire 29 May 1974 006 hms devonshire 29 May 1974 007 hms devonshire 29 May 1974 010 hms devonshire 28 August 1976 Portsmouth navy days 011 hms devonshire 29 October 1976 012 hms devonshire 9 May 1977 013 hms devonshire 9 May 1977 014 hms devonshire 9 May 1977 015 hms devonshire 9 may 1977 016 hms devonshire 9 May 1977 017 hms devonshire 9 May 1977 018 hms devonshire 9 May 1977 5367HMS_Devonshire_3 277831_449560878400504_1738598818_o 300205_HMS_Devonshire d02devonshire 1379156 HMS_Devonshire_D02_June_77 File5751 Devonshire_1963_HMS DEVONSHIRE-1962

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JIM WORLDING GALLERY

HMS DEVONSHIRE FAR EAST 1966 - 68

66 -68 Location not know. Acker Hawksworth in the middle with York 2nd from right. I think the guy on the left was a POMEM who had been knocked back to LMEM. 66 -68 Location not know. Tony Mosely at front, Could be Jamey Charters on left and with his back to camera Acker Hawksworth.66 -68 sINGAPORE. George Beck, Jim Worlding, Tony Mosely, Jamey Charters, , Des Briggs. 66 -68 SINGAPORE. George Beck,After a visit to Malagasy. Des Briggs, Yorky and Acker Hawksworth with the head from a French Foreign Legion statue.Deck Hockey 66-68 Feb. 1968 Jim Worlding at Sydney Harbour BridgeFeb.1968Henry Cooper (I think) & Stan Sprot.HMS DEVONSHIRE - SYDNEY Hong KongJ Ackroyd (I think) Jamey Charters (I think) & Yorky Kids party China 2Kids party China MR Beck (I think)On the left is J Buckley, Des Briggs no shirt.Open ship ChinaPractise for Pirate Vs RN Officer. When we entertained some children in ChinaRun ashore in China, Stan Sprot on left.Terror Barracks Singapore, whilst Devonshire was in dock. 2Terror Barracks Singapore, whilst Devonshire was in dock. Brigham Young & Tony MosleyTerror Barracks Singapore, whilst Devonshire was in dock. Dess Briggs & Stan Sprot Terror Barracks Singapore, whilst Devonshire was in dock. Jim Worlding.Terror Barracks Singapore, whilst Devonshire was in dock. JN Ferguson (I think) 2 Terror Barracks Singapore, whilst Devonshire was in dock. JN Ferguson (I think)Terror Barracks Singapore, whilst Devonshire was in dock. Tony Mosley.Thats me Jim Worlding, Dragged out of the engine room, told to put on civvies and pose for photo to be used in a recruitment campaign. I don't think it got used though.

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