Links

If you are interested in HMS Gambia or other ships of the post-war period then these sites should interest you.

HMS Gambia

Bill Hartland's Original Site - This site is now only available from the Web Archive and is the inspiration and basis for this site.
Brisray - my own site about my father's time in the Royal Navy including HMS Gambia and HMS Warrior
A Splutter of Musketry? - The British military response to the Anglo-Iranian oil dispute, 1951.
Albert James Stanley Pring
HMS Gambia (Wikipedia)
HMS Gambia, later HMNZS - Colony-class Light Cruiser (Naval History)
John Andrews, HMS Gambia Association and The HMS Achilles
Solent Radio Controlled Model Yacht Club - John Edwards has made a great radio controlled model of HMS Gambia
Videos - Companies such as British Pathe over the last few years have made a lot of news reels and documentaries available, some of which contain video of HMS Gambia. Where possible I have collected these together into a YouTube playlist.

Crown Colony Class Cruisers

Sites specifcially, or mainly, about the other Crown Colony-class cruisers

HMS Bermuda
HMS Ceylon (Association site)
HMS Fiji (Association site)
HMS Jamaica
HMS Kenya (Association site)
HMS Mauritius
HMS Nigeria (hobby site similar to this one)
HMS Newfoundland (Association site)
HMS Trinidad
HMS Uganda (HMCS Uganda site)

Site Searches

Some sites have their own search engines and where possible I've done my own searches for HMS Gambia on them and saved the results pages

Battleships - Cruisers UK - this site also has a pictorial index of HMS Gambia
Flickr
Google Plus
Imperial War Museum
Torpedo Bay Navy Museum - This is the National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy. There are lots of irrelevant results, but all are interesting
Wikimedia

Other Ships

Many of these sites also contain information about HMS Gambia

1938 Navy Estimates (Hansard)
Australian War Memorial - A great collection of photos and documents
Axford's Abode - One of the best online collections of Commissioning Books, including those of HMS Gambia
Battleships - Cruisers UK
Bemil - Non-English site but some interesting articles and photos
British re-armament (Wikipedia)
City of Vancouver Archives - A surprisingly good collection of ship photos
Crown Colony Class Cruisers (Wikipedia)
Frigate RN - A Flickr image site
Historic Naval Ships Association - A nice collection of documents in their "Resources" section
HMCS Haida - A very nice site about the Tribal-class destroyer HMCS Haida
HMS Collingwood Association
HMS Theseus - A great hobby site about the Collusus-class aircraft carrier HMS Theseus
HMS Vanguard - A great hobby site about the battleship HMS Vanguard
Imperial War Museum - A great collection of photographs and documents. Luckily for us, more and more of them are being put online
John and David's Naval, Marine and Military News
Lou Coatney's Military and Naval History Games, Writings, and Models - includes links to the Office of Naval Intelligence recognition manuals
Lou Coatney's Military and Naval History Games, Writings, and Models - (old Tripod site)
Marine Forum - Non-English but a nice collection of articles and photos
Maritime Quest
Museums Victoria - Another marvellous collection of material
Naval History and Heritage Command - An official site of the US Navy
Naval-History.Net
Naval Ships Of The Worlds Navies
RNZN Communicators Association - They have some nice images of HMNZS Gambia
Royal Marines Band Service - There are references and images of HMS Gambia throughout the site. Bill Hartland was a contributor to this site.
Royal Navy & Maritime Book Reviews
Second London Naval Treaty (Wikipedia)
Ship Spotting
State Library of Victoria - Another great collection of photos and documents
The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines
The Coronation Review of The Fleet at Spithead, 1953
Town Class Cruisers (Wikipedia)
U.S. National Archives - Another fantastic collection

Social Media Groups

Crown Colony Cruisers * - Facebook private group
Forces Reunited * - Message board community
I Was In The Royal Navy - Facebook active private group
Proud to have Served in the Royal Navy - Facebook active private group
Royal Navy Enthusiasts * - Facebook active public group
Royal Navy Cruisers and their Crew in Photographs * - Facebook active public group
Royal Navy Ships - Facebook active private group
Royal Navy Ships & Submarines - Facebook active public group
Royal Navy Ships Plus * - Facebook active private group
Shipping History * - Message board community
Ships Nostalgia * - Message board community

* Denotes groups I am a member of