Original Royal Navy HMS Leander Ships Badge – HMNZ Leander
Built in 1933 by HMNB Devonport
Commissioned for service in the 2nd Cruiser Squadron Home Fleet.
Although nominated for transfer to the New Zealand Division in 1936 the ship did not go to New Zealand until the next year due to the outbreak of the Spanish civil war. After attending the Coronation Review in 1937 HMS Leander took passage to New Zealand via the Panama Canal and was serving in the Pacific in September 1939.
She returned to the Royal Navy on 27 August 1945. In 1946 she was involved in the Corfu Channel Incident. She was scrapped in 1950.
Overall 6.5in 16.5cm
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