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HMS Hindustan |
Laid Down : 25th October 1902
Launched : 19th December 1903
Completed : 22nd August 1905
Type : Battleship
Class : King Edward VII
Builder : John Brown
Country : UK
Fate : Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Hindustan, In 1906 HMS Hindustan was serving with the Atlantic Fleet. moving to the Channel Fleet March 1907. to serve in the second division. again moving in April 1909 to the Home Fleet . In 1912 HMS Hindustan joined firstly the 3rd battle squadron in then joining the 4th battle Squadron. from the outbreak of world war one Hindustan joined the Grand Fleet at the Nore From November 1914 until May 1918 she transferred to Swin to become depot ship for the ships which took part in the Zeebrugge and Ostend Raid. Armament: Four 4inch guns in pairs, four 9.2 inch guns in singles, ten 6 inch guns in pairs, fourteen 12 pdr guns, fourteen 3 pdr guns, two maxims and five torpedo tubes. Displacement: 16,350 tons. Speed: 18 knots. Complement: 777.
HMS Hindustan Photos for Sale
HMS Hindustan, 1905.
Bluejackets of HMS Hindustan
HMS Hindustan at full speed, 1909.
Timeline Entries :
19th December 1903 - Launched
1906 - Atlantic Fleet
June 1906 - Atlantic Fleet
5th August 1907 - Arrived Liverpool
12th November 1907 - Channel Fleet Review at Spithead
12th November 1907 - Capt. The Hon. Alexander E. Bethell in Command
1908 - Channel Fleet
1909 - Channel Fleet
April 1909 - 2nd Battle Squadron, 2nd Division, Home Fleet
12th June 1909 - Fleet Review at Spithead
17th July 1910 - Exercised of Berehaven
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
20th October 1911 - Gunnery exercises off Portland
26th October 1911 - Capt H.H. Campbell in Command
9th July 1912 - Spithead Review
6th November 1912 - Off Malta
6th November 1912 - Passed Malta
6th November 1912 - 3rd Battle Squadron 1st Division
8th August 1914 - 3rd Battle Squadron in Home Waters
3rd July 1919 - Removed from Chatham to Moorings in Sheerness Harbour
9th May 1921 - Sold For Break Up
Database Currently Holds : 6273 ships and 6288 crew!
Last edited : 15:01, October 12, 2012
By : DataStream
First Added : 17:13, March 1, 2011
By : kc
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