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Cross Section Plan of H.M.S. Shakespeare, 1929
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Cross Section Plan of H.M.S. Shakespeare, 1929

Measurements: Overall: 42cm (16.75in) x 106cm (42in)

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Watercolour and pen and ink on board. Signed C.F. Best. Framed and glazed

H.M.S. Shakespeare was the lead ship of its class and was designed as a destroyer leader for the Royal Navy and foreign navies.  She was built by Thorneycroft at Southampton towards the end of the First World War for the purpose of carrying the flag staff of a destroyer flotilla, and was thus designed to carry additional crew, offices, signalling equipment, and an additional fifth gun. H.M.S. Shakespeare was laid down 2 October 1916, launched 7 July 1917 and completed 10 October 1917. Badly damaged by a mine in June 1918, she continued in service until 1936.
 

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