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HMS Centaur - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Centaur

Name : 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

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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

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Last edited : 20:15, March 7, 2011
By : jbryce1437


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