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HMS Exmouth |
Laid Down : 10th August 1899
Launched : 31st August 1901
Completed : 2nd June 1903
Type : Battleship
Class : Duncan
Builder : Laird
Country : UK
Pennants : 12, 63, N44
Fate : Sold for scrap 15th January 1920.
HMS Exmouth. Royal Naval battleship of the Duncan Class. HMS Exmouth became flagship of the Channel Fleet in 1906 before being recommissioned as flagship in the Atlantic Fleet. She was also flagship for the Mediterranean Fleet in November 1908 and in July 1912 became the flagship of the Vice-Admiral while serving with the 4th Battle Squadron in the Home Fleet. As with HMS Duncan she became a gunnery tender at Devonport in July 1913 before joining the 6th Battle Squadron in the Home Fleet on the outbreak of world war one. Later on she served in the 3rd Battle Squadron on patrol. HMS Exmouth then went to Portland in November 1914 to reform the Channel Fleet along with the Lord Nelson Class and Formidable Class ships. She joined in the bombardment of Zeebrugge on 21st November and again in May 1915. She was then fitted with special nets and sent to the Dardanelles becoming flagship to Admiral Nicholson at Kephalo and remained just off the beaches even after the torpedoing of HMS Goliath, HMS Majestic and HMS Triumph. Returning home in 1917 she was paid off and went into reserve. Armament: Four 12 inch guns in turrets, twelve 6 inch guns, twelve 3 inch guns, six 3 pdr guns, two maxims and four torpedo tubes. Displacement: 14,000 tons. Speed: 19 knots. Complement: 750. Length: 405 ft. Breadth: 75.5 ft. Depth: 27.25 ft.
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HMS Exmouth, 1903.
HMS Exmouth, 1903.
Crew members of HMS Exmouth.
Known Crew Details :
Start of Service
End of Service
Timeline Entries :
31st August 1901 - Launched
May 1903 - Completed
5th May 1903 - Commenced Fleet Maneouvres
2nd June 1903 - Commissioned
13th October 1903 - Sailed Malta for Corfu
1904 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
15th December 1904 - Sailed Portsmouth
1905 - Channel Fleet
16th August 1905 - Flagship of Admiral Sir A.K. Wilson
16th August 1905 - Arrived Amsterdam
20th August 1905 - Arrived Esbjerg
1906 - Channel Fleet
June 1906 - Captain Edward E. Bradford, CVO (also fleet Chief of Staff)
June 1906 - Flag of Admiral Wilson
June 1906 - Channel Fleet
1907 - Channel Fleet
24th May 1907 - Paid off at Portsmouth
25th May 1907 - Recommissioned at Portsmouth for service in the Atlantic Fleet
1908 - Assisted in the Messina earthquake
1908 - Atlantic Fleet
1909 - Mediterranean Fleet
17th September 1909 - Flagship of Admiral Assheton Curzon-Howe
17th September 1909 - Capt. J de M. Hutchison in Command
17th September 1909 - Arrived Mudross
27th July 1910 - Sailed Torquay for Naval Review
27th July 1910 - Arrived back at Torquay after Naval Review
1st March 1911 - Capt B. Currey in Command
1st March 1911 - Arrived Platea
15th March 1911 - At Malta
18th November 1911 - Sailed Malta for the Ionian Islands
9th July 1912 - Spithead Review
8th August 1914 - 6th Battle Squadron in Reserve at Devonport
August 1915 - At Gallipoli
April 1919 - Decommissioned
15th February 1920 - Sold For Break Up
Database Currently Holds : 6273 ships and 6288 crew!
Last edited : 14:46, October 12, 2012
By : DataStream
First Added : 17:21, February 28, 2011
By : kc
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