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HMS Essex |
Laid Down : 1st January 1900
Launched : 29th August 1901
Completed : 22nd March 1903
Type : Cruiser
Class : Monmouth
Builder : Pembroke
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 5th ship with this name.
Fate : Sold for scrap 8th November 1921
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HMS Essex, 1911.
HMS Essex pictured c.1912.
Timeline Entries :
29th August 1901 - Launched
1905 - 2nd Cruiser Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
20th September 1905 - 2nd Cruiser Squadron
20th September 1905 - Arrived Halifax, Nova Scotia
20th September 1905 - Capt. R.B. Farquhar in Command
10th November 1905 - Arrived New York
1906 - 2nd Cruiser Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
June 1906 - In Commission, In Reserve, At Portsmouth
3rd August 1907 - Fleet review Spithead
27th October 1907 - Arrived at the Little Nore then Sailed to Portsmouth
27th October 1907 - Capt. R.J. Prendegast in Command
April 1909 - 3rd Division, Home Fleet at Portsmouth
17th July 1910 - Exercised of Berehaven
27th July 1910 - Sailed Torquay for Naval Review
27th July 1910 - Arrived back at Torquay after Naval Review
23rd June 1911 - At Spithead for Fleet Review
9th July 1912 - Spithead Review
19th January 1914 - Sailed Madeira for Jamaica
19th January 1914 - Cdr. H.J. Tweedie in Command
August 1914 - 4th Cruiser Squadron
August 1914 - North America Station (Jamaica)
8th November 1921 - Sold and broken up
Database Currently Holds : 6273 ships and 6288 crew!
Last edited : 11:15, March 20, 2011
By : jbryce1437
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