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General Arrangement of Decks

General Arrangement

General Arrangement

HMS Ladybird General Arrangement

Rigging Plan

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Administrative / Biographical History

1950: Sold to the British Admiralty, refitted at the R.N.Dockyard Hong Kong renamed "H.M.S. Ladybird". Employed as the Naval Headquarters and Communications vessel for the Commonwealth Blockading forces, permanently based at Sasebo in Kyushu.

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The original plans are held at Swire House