Ship Details

Rig

HM Ship/Cruiser

Built

1926

Tonnage

9850

Demise

The Cornwall was lost, with the Dorsetshire, in a Japanese air attack on 5 April 1942 off Ceylon. British losses were 424 men killed; 1,122 survivors spent thirty hours in the water before being rescued by the light cruiser Enterprise and two destroyers.

Description

HM Ship/Cruiser

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