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Preserved as museum ship in 1971
Displacement: 10,000 tons Speed: 32kt Complement: 850 Armament: Twelve 6 inch guns in threes. Twelve 4 inch anti-aircraft guns in pairs and sixteen 2pdr anti-aircraft guns in mounts of eight as well as eight 0.5 inch machine guns in pairs. Six 21 inch torpedo tubes in threes and 3 aircraft.
HMS Norfolk was built at Fairfield Shipbuilding yard, launched 12th December 1928 and completed 30th April 1930. She was part of a two-ship class which included HMS Dorsetshire. She carried a seaplane in 1931 and had a catapult added in 1932. At the outbreak of the Second World War, HMS Norfolk served in the Home Fleet from 1939 to 1945. She took part in the final action against the Bismarck firing 527 8-inch shells and eight torpedoes. HMS Norfolk also took part in the action against the Scharnhorst when she was hit by two 11-inch shells, one of which went through the X ring bulkhead and went overboard without exploding.
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