Eleven Centuries of the Royal Navy


Warships and submarines of the Royal Navy.

HMS Premier

Built by the USA and transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease agreement.
Returned to the United States Navy on 2 April 1946.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 21 May 1946.
Sold for commercial service. Acquired by Blue Star Line Ltd. (1948) and converted to a cargo liner by Gulf Shipbuilding Corp., Mobile, Ala. Renamed Rhodesia Star (British flag).
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HMS Premier, escort carrier.


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