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HMS Caradoc was a C-class Light Cruiser in WW1

Built by Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Greenock

HMS Caradoc formed part of the 6th Light Cruiser Squadron of the Grand Fleet, she was deployed into the Atlantic Ocean on the outbreak of war and assigned to operate off the North American coast

In 1940 the German blockade runner Rhein was intercepted by the Dutch sloop HrMs Van Kinsbergen west of the Florida Strait. The Rhein was set on fire by her own crew to prevent her capture, and the wreck was sunk later that day by HMS Caradoc

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