REUNION & AGM 2020 TBC.
Superb News today, 30th September 2018
the 4th city class, type 26 frigate,
is to be named HMS Birmingham as announced by Gavin Williamson
the defence secretary.
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May i take this opportunity to welcome all new members to the HMS Birmingham Association on behalf of myself .....
(Kev "The Rhino" Ridsdill) Chairman, & Kev Hackett, Vice Chairman, and all the Association commitee. ..... "Forward"
1913 HMS Birmingham was lead ship of the Birmingham group of three ships of the Town-class of light cruisers built by the Royal Navy.
Her sister ships were Lowestoft and Nottingham. The three ships were virtually identical to the third group of Town-class ships, but with an additional
6 inch gun worked in on the forecastle.
Construction started: 10 June 1912
Launched: 7 May 1913
Draft: 4.8 m
HMS Birmingham C19 was a member of the first group of five ships of the
Town class of light cruisers. She was built at Devonport Dockyard, and
Length: 170 m
Construction started: 18 July 1935
Launched: 1 September 1936
Draft: 6.55 m
HMS Birmingham D86 was a Type 42 destroyer laid down by Cammell Laird and
Company, Limited, at Birkenhead on 28 March 1972, launched on 30 July
1973 by Lady Empson, wife of Sir Derek Empson and commissioned on 3
Length: 125 m
Construction started: 28 March 1972
Launched: 30 July 1973
4th city class, type 26 frigate , to be named HMS Birmingham