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HMS Caesar - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Caesar

Name : HMS Caesar
Laid Down : 25th March 1895
Launched : 2nd September 1896
Completed : 13th January 1898
Type : Battleship
Class : Majestic
Builder : Portsmouth
Country : UK
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Fate : Sold for scrap 8th November 1921.

Royal Naval battleship of the Majestic Class. HMS Caesar was the flagship of the Majestic Class from December 1905. Temporarily in February 1907, she became flagship of the Atlantic Fleet, but joined the Home Fleet at Devonport in May 1907 where she was refitted 1907-08. In May 1909 she went to the Home Fleet at the Nore, but was transferred to the 3rd Division, Home Fleet at Devonport in April 1911. In March 1912 she was part of the 4th Division, Home Fleet, remaining with the Home Fleet until the outbreak of World War One. From 1915 to 1918 she carried out Atlantic Patrols on the North America and North Indies Station, after which she went to the Mediterranean, passing through the Dardenelles after the Armistice to support operations in the Black Sea against the Bolsheviks. Armament: four 12 inch guns, twelve 6 inch guns, sixteen 12 pdr guns, twelve 3 pdr guns, 2 maxims, two 2pdr boat guns and five torpedo tubes. Displacement: 14,900 tons. Speed: 16.5 knots. Complement: 757.

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HMS Caesar, 1898.


HMS Caesar, 1910.


One of the 12 inch guns of HMS Caesar.


Liberty men on HMS Caesar


Cleaning the decks of HMS Caesar after coaling.


HMS Caesar


Postcard picture of HMS Caesar


HMS Caesar


HMS Caesar.


HMS Caesar.


HMS Caesar.


HMS Caesar.

Timeline Entries :


1896 - Launched
13th October 1897 - At Portsmouth carrying out steam trials
13th January 1898 - Commissioned
1899 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
1900 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
14th July 1900 - Sailed Trieste for Venice Arrived same day
16th July 1900 - At Trieste
19th July 1900 - Arrived Fiume
25th December 1900 - In Dockyard hands at Malta
1901 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
13th April 1901 - Arrived Malta
1902 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
December 1902 - Mediterranean Fleet
1903 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
1903 - Commenced Fleet Maneouvres
5th August 1903 - On Fleet Maneouvres
1st November 1904 - At Gibraltar
1905 - Atlantic Fleet
1906 - Channel Fleet
June 1906 - Captain Sydney R. Fremantle in Command
June 1906 - Channel Fleet
June 1906 - Flag of Vice Admiral Curzon-Howe
1907 - Channel Fleet
April 1909 - 3rd Division, Home Fleet at Plymouth
27th July 1910 - Sailed Torquay for Naval Review
27th July 1910 - Arrived back at Torquay after Naval Review
31st December 1910 - Completed refit at Chatham
2nd January 1911 - Sailed Sheerness
23rd June 1911 - At Spithead for Fleet Review
9th July 1912 - Spithead Review
8th August 1914 - 7th Battle Squadron in Reserve at Devonport
8th November 1921 - Sold For Break Up

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Last edited : 21:39, October 11, 2012
By : DataStream

First Added : 16:34, February 28, 2011
By : kc


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