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  1. HMS ROVER

    HMS ROVER

    Designed by Sir Edward Reed. The Admiralty decided to revert to the true concept of a cruising ship, following the big wood and iron frigates, by constructing ships of half the tonnage, and combining speed with seaworthy qualities. The resulting ships were HMS VOLAGE, HMS ACTIVE and the near sister
  2. HMS ROVER

    HMS ROVER

    HMS ROVER N62 Ordered: 28 February 1929 Builder: Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering, Barrow-in-Furness Laid down: 24 July 1929 Launched: 11 June 1930 Commissioned: 29 January 1931 Fate: Sold to be scrapped, 30 July 1946. Scrapped at Durban where their machinery was required for industrial
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