HMS Ausonia (F 53)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co. Ltd. (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Launched||22 Mar 1921|
|End service||Sep 1964|
On 2 September 1939 the passenger ship Ausonia of the Cunard White Star Ltd, Liverpool was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser.
On 27 March 1942 she was sold to the Admiralty and converted to a repair ship until 1944. Laid up during 1945. 1958 stationed at Malta for the Mediterranean fleet. In September 1964 decommisioned at Portsmouth and scrapped in August 1965 at Castellon, Spain.
Commands listed for HMS Ausonia (F 53)
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|1||Capt. (retired) John Mortimer Scott, RN||8 Mar 1944||Dec 1945|
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