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Turret Explosion

Turret Explosion

Whilst "HMS Devonshire" was engaged in firing practice in the Aegean, off the island of Skhiatos, the left gun of “X” turret misfired, resulting in 15 fatalities. List of caualties…

Devonshire’s Notable War Events

Devonshire’s Notable War Events

HMS Devonshire. A brief history of notable events from 1929 to 1942 including the sinking of the German Raider "Atlantis". …

Norwegian Gold Bullion Snatch

Norwegian Gold Bullion Snatch

Norwegian Gold Bullion Snatch – April 1940. Was "Devonshire" involved in the transfer of Norway's assets. Loss of HMS Gloroius at this time.…

The Ships Crest

The Ships Crest

HMS Devonshire's crest (Badge) “Argent, a lion rampant gules, crowned or, and with tongue and claws azure.”…

Press Cuttings

Press Cuttings

A few snippets from the press, concerning events regarding HMS Devonshire…

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