The War Illustrated, No. 249, Vol. 10, January 3rd 1947

V o t 707 h &!£tu& f c %ted n °249 SIXPENCE JANUARY 3,1947 NIGERIA'S NAMESAKE, H.M.S. NIGERIA recently paid a visit to Lagos, the capital of the West African Colony and Protectorate, where she is here seen in harbour. Of several official ceremonies marking the occasion the most important was a service at ChristChurch Cathedral, at which the ship's company paraded behind the Royal Marines band. Cordial relations established by this visit were enhanced by facilities granted to the local inhabitants to inspect the warship. H.M.S. Nigeria is a cruiser of 8,000 tons displacement, with a main armament of twelve 6-in. guns and a designed speed of 33 knots. Photo. Pictorial P ren ----------------Edited by Sir John Hammerron N O .250 WILL BE PUBLISHED FRIDAY, JANUARY 17
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