Swiftsure/Tiger Class

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History of  Royal Navy cruisers from the Swiftsure and Tiger Classes. Cruisers in the class included HMS Ontario, HMS Swiftsure, HMS Blake, HMS Defence, HMS Superb and HMS Tiger including crew and families of ex-crew members notice board for these cruisers.

Swiftsure Class
HMS Ontario 29th July 1943 Broken up 1960.
HMS Swiftsure 4th February 1943 Broken up 1962.
Tiger Class
HMS Blake 20th December 1945. Laid up at Chatham, January 1980.  Broken Up 1982.
HMS Defence (later HMS Lion) 2nd September 1944. Broken up 1975.
HMS Superb 31st August 1943 Broken up 1960.
HMS Tiger 25th October 1945 Broken Up 1986.
HMS Ontario

HMS Ontario, June 1953.

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HMS Swiftsure

HMS Swiftsure.

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HMS Swiftsure, November 1946.

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HMS Blake

HMS Blake.  

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HMS Blake.  Closing to store from RFA Regent, June 1975.

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HMS Defence

HMS Lion (ex- HMS Defence)

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HMS Lion completing, April 1960.

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HMS Superb

 

HMS Superb pictured in Scarborough during July 1948

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HMS Superb

HMS Superb.  

 

HMS Superb

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HMS Tiger

HMS Tiger.

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HMS Tiger with HMS Jupiter (F60, left), HMS Ariadne (F72, right) and an unknown submarine (front).  Viewed from RFA Green Rover, South Atlantic, April 1977.

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HMS Tiger

HMS Tiger

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