Definitions for "HMS York"
Keywords:  hms, navy, royal, york, launched
Several ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS York after the city of York, the county seat of Yorkshire, on the River Ouse.
HMS York (D98) is a batch three Type 42 destroyer of the Royal Navy. Launched on 20 June 1982 at Wallsend and sponsored by Lady Gosling, HMS York was the last Type 42 built. The ship's crest is the White Rose of York, and the "red cross with lions passant" funnel badge is derived from the coat of arms of the City of York.
The ninth HMS York, pennant number 90, was a York class heavy cruiser of the Royal Navy. She was laid down by Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company, Jarrow, on 18 May 1927 launched on 17 July 1928 and completed on 1 May 1930. She was the lead ship for the planned 5 ships of her class, built to a modified design based on the earlier County classes intended to be built cheaper than the predecessors.