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| Name :
HMS Hampshire |
Laid Down : 1st September 1901
Launched : 24th September 1903
Completed : 15th July 1905
Type : Cruiser
Class : Devonshire
Builder : Armstrong
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 4th ship with this name.
Fate : Sunk 5th June 1916
After the Battle of Jutland she was carrying Lord Kitchener from Scapa Flow on a diplomatic mission to Russia. She struck a mine on 5 June 1916 off the Orkney Isles and only 12 crew survived. Lord Kitchener and his staff perished.
HMS Hampshire Photos for Sale
HMS Hampshire, 1909.
HMS Hampshire, 1912.
The officers of HMS Hampshire.
Timeline Entries :
4th October 1903 - Launched
1906 - First Cruiser Squadron, Channel Fleet
June 1906 - Channel Fleet. 1st Cruiser Squadron
June 1906 - Captain Sir Robert Arbuthnot, Bt., MVO in Command
1907 - First Cruiser Squadron, Channel Fleet
12th November 1907 - Capt. George A. Ballard in Command
12th November 1907 - Channel Fleet Review at Spithead
1908 - 1st Cruiser Squadron, Channel Fleet
1909 - 1st Cruiser Squadron, Channel Fleet
April 1909 - 3rd Division, Home Fleet at Portsmouth
27th July 1910 - Arrived back at Torquay after Naval Review
27th July 1910 - Sailed Torquay for Naval Review
23rd June 1911 - At Spithead for Fleet Review
27th May 1912 - Sailed Alexandria for Malta
9th July 1912 - Spithead Review
6th November 1912 - Sailed Slonika
August 1914 - China Station (Reserve)
February 1915 - 7th Cruiser Squadron
May 1916 - 2nd Cruiser Squadron
31st May 1916 - Capt. H.J. Saville in Command
31st May 1916 - Took part in the Battle of Jutland
5th June 1916 - Mined
Database Currently Holds : 6278 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 11:48, March 26, 2011
By : jbryce1437
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