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HMS Drake |
Laid Down : 24th April 1899
Launched : 5th March 1901
Completed : 13th January 1902
Type : Cruiser
Class : Drake
Builder : Pembroke
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 18th ship with this name.
Fate : Sunk 2nd October 1917.
HMS Drake Photos for Sale
Ships Company, HMS Drake, 1905/06.
H.M. The King, Admiral Sir John Fisher, Rear-Admiral H.S.H. Prince Louis of Battneberg, and Officers of HMS Drake at Portsmouth, 28th February 1905.
HMS Drake, with Mount Vesuvius erupting in the background.
HMS Drake display party at Ontario, Canada, September / October 1905.
HMS Drake - Twice Winners of the Battenberg Cup, with their Trainer, Lieutenant Rankin.
HMS Drake, 1903.
HMS Drake, 1910.
HMS Drake with crew standing on deck.
Rear-Admiral W L Grant pictured c.1910
HMS Drake pictured c.1903.
HMS Drake - Ship's Cat Beefblock
The signalling staff of HMS Drake.
Crew members of HMS Drake.
Timeline Entries :
5th March 1901 - Launched at Pembroke Dock
5th August 1903 - On Fleet Maneouvres
5th August 1903 - Commenced Fleet Maneouvres
1904 - Cruiser Squadron
1905 - 2nd Cruiser Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
31st January 1905 - Capt. Mark E. F. Kerr in Command
28th February 1905 - At Portsmouth
20th September 1905 - Capt. M.E.F. Kerr in Command
20th September 1905 - 2nd Cruiser Squadron
20th September 1905 - Flagship of Rear Admiral Prince Louis of Battenberg
20th September 1905 - Arrived Halifax, Nova Scotia
10th November 1905 - Arrived New York
14th November 1905 - At New York
1906 - 2nd Cruiser Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
June 1906 - Atlantic Fleet. 2nd Cruiser Squadron. Flag Of R Adm Prince Louis
1907 - 2nd Cruiser Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
1908 - 2nd Cruiser Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
1909 - 1st Cruiser Squadron, Channel Fleet
April 1909 - 1st Cruiser Squadron, 1st Division, Home Fleet
April 1909 - Flagship of Rear-Admiral S.C.J. Colville
27th July 1910 - Arrived back at Torquay after Naval Review
27th July 1910 - Sailed Torquay for Naval Review
8th August 1914 - 3rd Cruiser Squadron
2nd October 1917 - Sunk by torpedo from U-79
Database Currently Holds : 6273 ships and 6288 crew!
Last edited : 19:15, March 17, 2011
By : jbryce1437
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