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Name: UGANDA
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 20/07/1939
Launched: 07/08/1941
Completed: 03/01/1943
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 17
Dimensions: 8530disp, 555.5 x 62.0 x 16.5(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x steam turbines, Parsons type, 72500shp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 33.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 3 x 6.0ins guns, 4 x 2 x 4.0ins guns, 6 x 21ins torpedos, 2 x aircraft
History:
03/01/1943 British Royal Navy
21/10/1944 Royal Canadian Navy; renamed QUEBEC
06/02/1961 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Ceylon sub group of the Crown Colony class
13/09/1943: Damaged by a German Glide bomb near Malta
Towed to Malta for temporary repairs.
27/11/1943: Arrived at Charleston Navy Base USA for permanent repairs
06/02/1961: Broken up at Osaka, Japan


Above photo as UGANDA copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo as UGANDA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as UGANDA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as QUEBEC courtesy of Photoship