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HMS Albion - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Albion

Name : HMS Albion
Laid Down : 3rd December 1896
Launched : 21st June 1898
Completed : 25th June 1901
Type : Battleship
Class : Canopus
Builder : Thames Iron Works
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Sold 11th December 1919.

The sixth “Albion” is a 14-gun twin-screw battleship, built at Blackwall in 1898. She is of 12,950 tons, 13,500 horsepower, and 18 knots speed. Her length, draught, and beam were 390ft, 74ft, and 26ft. An unfortunate accident took place when she was launched on June 21st. A wave caused by her displacement ran up a side creek, and brought about the collapse of a staging upon which 200 people were standing. Although every available means of rescue were used, 34 persons were drowned, the unhappy victims, with few exceptions, being women and children.

An unfortunate accident took place when she was launched on June 21st. A wave caused by her displacement ran up a side creek, and brought about the collapse of a staging upon which 200 people were standing. Although every available means of rescue were used, 34 persons were drowned, the unhappy victims, with few exceptions, being women and children.

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HMS Albion, 1901.


HMS Albion, 1901.


HMS Albion being towed by HMS Canopus, May 1915.


HMS Albion photographed early 1915 just before being sent to the Dardanelles


Officers of HMS Albion.

Known Crew Details :

Name

Start of Service

End of Service

Known Date

Ambrose T N Abbay

18th December 1907

George R B Blount

18th December 1907

Frederick C Bottomley

18th December 1907

Arthur E Bound

18th December 1907

William J Cann

18th December 1907

Rev Sydney L Clarke

18th December 1907

Roger G Corbett

18th December 1907

Frederick C Corbyn

18th December 1907

John Cracroft-Amcotts

18th December 1907

Kenelm E L Creghton

18th December 1907

Harold J Davison

18th December 1907

Charles B Dickson

18th December 1907

John R Dodington

18th December 1907

Richard J Figgins

18th December 1907

Henry H Gilbert

18th December 1907

Alan G Grierson

18th December 1907

Ernest Haines

18th December 1907

Arthur R Halfhide

18th December 1907

Frederick A Hamer

18th December 1907

Francis B Hanson

18th December 1907

Corin V Hardcastle

18th December 1907

William M Hawkes

18th December 1907

Stuart E Holder

18th December 1907

Ralph G H Izat

18th December 1907

Thomas T Jeans

18th December 1907

David F Jones

18th December 1907

Griffith W Jones

18th December 1907

Arthur H Limpus

18th December 1907

William B Longland

18th December 1907

Horace D C Meredith

18th December 1907

Thomas W Moore

18th December 1907

Rupert G W Ord

18th December 1907

Charles T Phillips

18th December 1907

Bertie C Porter

18th December 1907

Barold F P Rees

18th December 1907

Percy Reeve

18th December 1907

Sydney F S Rotch

18th December 1907

James Saunders

18th December 1907

Robert R Scribner

18th December 1907

James L L Sloan

18th December 1907

Lancelot A Spooner

18th December 1907

Frederick T Stringer

18th December 1907

Oliver R Wace

18th December 1907

John A Williams

18th December 1907

Richard Willis

18th December 1907

Ronald J E Willoughby

18th December 1907

Roy B Wilson

18th December 1907

Timeline Entries :


21st June 1898 - Launched
June 1902 - China Station
June 1903 - China Station
June 1904 - China Station
June 1905 - Eastern Fleet, China
20th June 1905 - Sailed Singapore
June 1906 - Channel Fleet
June 1906 - In Commission, In Reserve, At Sheerness-Chatham. Temporarily on special service
December 1907 - Captain Arthur H. Limpus in Command
December 1907 - Atlantic Fleet
18th December 1907 - Capt. Arthur Limpus in Command
December 1908 - Atlantic Fleet
April 1909 - Battle Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
12th June 1909 - Fleet Review at Spithead
17th July 1909 - Thames Review
December 1909 - Atlantic Fleet
30th August 1913 - Sailed Chatham for Pembroke to join the 3rd Fleet
8th August 1914 - 8th Battle Squadron in Reserve at Devonport
February 1915 - At Gallipoli
26th February 1915 - Entered the Turkish Straits firing on the inner forts
28th February 1915 - Sailed Port Said for Tenedos
11th December 1919 - Sold For Break Up

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Last edited : 14:27, October 12, 2012
By : DataStream


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