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Plaque HMS Salisbury

This plaque commemorates the adoption of HMS Salisbury, who served on Atlantic convoy duty during the Second World War.

In proud recognition of
H.M.S. Salisbury. (formerly U.S.S Claxton)
Commissioned 5th December 1940. Adopted
by this city January 1941 and served
continually on Atlantic convoy
duties until [paid off in Halifax,
Canada, 10th December 1943.
"Let us praise famous men"

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  • Text: Simon Armstrong
  • Photos: Simon Armstrong