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HMS Centaur |
Laid Down : 24th January 1915
Launched : 6th January 1916
Completed : August 1916
Type : Cruiser
Class : Centaur
Builder : Armstrong
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 5th ship with this name.
Pennants : 36, 34, 10
Fate : Sold for scrap February 1934
HMS Centaur Photos for Sale
HMS Centaur, 1919.
HMS Centaur, 1934.
HMS Centaur at anchor.
HMS Centaur, Kiel Canal 1932.
HMS Centaur Relay Team. Champions Harwich Forces 1917.
HMS Centaur at Gibraltar, 1922.
HMS Centaur - Marines Racing Whalers Crew, 1922.
Wardroom Attendants of HMS Centaur, 1922 - 1924.
HMS Centaur at Constantinople, December 1922.
Crew of HMS Centaur c.1922.
Marine Detachment Football Team, HMS Centaur, 1921 - 1922.
Timeline Entries :
January 1915 - Laid down
6th January 1916 - Launched by Vickers Limited
August 1916 - Assigned to the 5th Light Cruiser Flotilla
August 1916 - Harwich Force
August 1916 - Commissioned
18th June 1918 - Damaged by mine
6th December 1918 - Arrived Copenhagen
March 1919 - Joined 3rd Light Cruiser Squadron of the Mediterranean Fleet
2nd March 1919 - Capt. W. de M. Egerton in Command
2nd March 1919 - Sailed Sheerness
1st June 1919 - 3rd Light Cruiser Squadron, Mediterranean Fleet
21st December 1919 - Arrived Malta
12th June 1920 - Arrived Malta
25th June 1920 - Sailed Malta for Constantinople
29th January 1921 - Arrived Malaga
5th April 1921 - Arrived Brindisi
19th May 1923 - Capt. C.D. Burke in Command
19th May 1923 - Completed refitting at Malta
18th May 1926 - Arrived Hull
21st May 1926 - Sailed Hull
4th June 1926 - Sailed South Queensferry for Baltic Cruise
16th July 1926 - Arrived Torbay
19th July 1926 - Sailed Torbay
1st March 1927 - At Gibraltar for Exercises
11th March 1927 - Arrived Gibraltar after Exercises
4th July 1930 - Sailed Kerlskrona for Danzig
5th July 1930 - Arrived Danzig
9th June 1931 - Arrived Viga
16th June 1931 - Sailed Viga
16th June 1931 - Arrived Malmo
25th June 1931 - Sailed Malmo
17th July 1931 - Arrived Bridport
21st July 1931 - Sailed Bridport
6th January 1932 - Sailed Portsmouth
10th January 1932 - Arrived Lisbon
1st October 1932 - Eng. Cmdr. E. Iliff in Command
1st October 1932 - Paid Off, Portsmouth
26th October 1932 - Sailed Portsmouth for Cruise
February 1934 - Sold for scrapping
6th March 1934 - Arrived at King, of Troon yards for scrapping
Database Currently Holds : 6274 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 20:15, March 7, 2011
By : jbryce1437
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