Allied Warships

RHS Giorgios Averoff (D 54)

Armoured cruiser of the Georgios Averoff class


Giorgios Averoff.

Photo courtesy of D. Kamakaris.

NavyThe Royal Hellenic Navy
TypeArmoured cruiser
ClassGeorgios Averoff 
PennantD 54 
Built byCantieri Orlando (Livorno, Italy) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched12 Mar 1910 
Commissioned16 May 1911 
End service 1952 
History

Escaped to Alexandia in May 1941.
Assigned pennant number D 54 by the British.
Served in the Indian Ocean under British control.
Later returned to the Mediterranean.
Decomissioned in 1951.
Preserved as a museum.

 

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The following photographs were taken during Easter 2006 by Alain Craniotakis and are reproduced her with his permission.
They show Georgios Averoff as museum ship.
Giorgios Averoff seems the be in perfect state.


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