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HMS Camperdown - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Camperdown

Name : HMS Camperdown
Laid Down : 18th December 1882
Launched : 24th November 1885
Completed : 18th July 1889
Type : Battleship
Class : Admiral
Builder : Portsmouth
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Sold for scrap 11th July 1911.

Hulked from October 1908.

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Signalling by Semaphore on Board HMS Camperdown. (1895)


Drill with a Light Gun on Board HMS Camperdown 1891.


Some Stokers of the Camperdown. (1896)


A Diver in the Camperdown Ready to Go Down


The Spar Deck Battery HMS Camperdown 1896.


The Captain and Officers of the Camperdown


HMS Camperdown, 1889.


HMS Camperdown, 1889.


HMS Camperdown


Royal Marines Sunday Inspection - HMS Camperdown.


HMS Camperdown with HMS Illustrious, c.1898.


HMS Camperdown.


HMS Camperdown.


HMS Camperdown.


HMS Camperdown


HMS Camperdown

Timeline Entries :


18th December 1882 - Laid down at Portsmouth Dockyard
24th November 1885 - Launched at Portsmouth
1889 - Mediterranean Fleet as Flagship
18th July 1889 - Commissioned at Portsmouth
August 1889 - Fleet Review at Spithead, 1889.
16th August 1889 - On Manoeuvres off Ireland
1890 - Flagship of the Channel Fleet
1st January 1890 - Capt. Burnell in Command
1st January 1890 - Sailed Spithead for the Mediterranean
1st January 1890 - Flagship of Admiral Sir Anthony Hoskins
6th January 1890 - Arrived Gibraltar from Portsmouth
7th January 1890 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
5th April 1890 - Flagship of Vice-Admiral Sir Anthony Hiley
23rd July 1890 - At Torbay
24th July 1890 - Arrived Torbay
8th August 1890 - Capt. F.C B.B. Simpson in Command
8th August 1890 - Commenced Manouvres in the Western Approaches and North Atlantic
8th August 1890 - Sailed Bantry bay for Maneouvres
18th August 1890 - Completed Manouvres in the Western Approaches and North Atlantic
30th August 1890 - Sailed Torbay
9th September 1890 - Anchored at Spithead from Torbay
9th September 1890 - Captain Simpson in Command
9th September 1890 - Flagship of Vice Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymour
17th September 1890 - Sailed Sheerness for Portland
17th September 1890 - Capt Simpson in Command
9th October 1890 - Arrived Kirkwall
24th October 1890 - Arrived Portland from Scarborough
1891 - Channel Squadron
2nd January 1891 - Carried out engine trials at Portsmouth
2nd January 1891 - Flagship of Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymour
8th January 1891 - Delayed sailing Portsmouth du to defects
9th January 1891 - Sailed Spithead to join the Channel Squadron
15th July 1891 - Anchored off Aldeburgh
15th July 1891 - Sailed Thames Estuary for Fleet Manoeuvres
16th July 1891 - Sailed Aldeburgh for exercises
4th August 1891 - Arrived at the Downs
7th August 1891 - Sailed the Downs
7th August 1891 - Anchored at Spithead
8th August 1891 - Anchored at Spithead
19th August 1891 - At Portsmouth for the visit of the French Fleet
7th November 1891 - 1891 07th Nov Camperdown Arrived Villagarcia
1892 - Channel Squadron
1892 - Paid off in into Fleet Reserve
15th January 1892 - Arrived Tetuan
28th April 1892 - Capt Bridgeman-Simpson in Command
28th April 1892 - Flagship of Vice-Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymout
28th April 1892 - Anchored at Spithead
30th May 1892 - Paid off at Portsmouth
30th May 1892 - Paid off at Portsmouth
30th May 1892 - Relinquished Flagship of the Channel Fleet
30th May 1892 - Capt. Bridgeman-Simpson in Command
7th June 1892 - Inspected by the Lords Commissioners at Portsmouth
21st July 1892 - Assigned for maneouvres. Red Fleet 1st Division
21st July 1892 - Capt. Kerslake Assumed Ciommand
7th August 1892 - Commenced Summer Manoeuvres
16th August 1892 - Completed Summer Manoeuvres
18th August 1892 - Arrived Portsmouth from Portland
19th December 1892 - Anchored off Volo
1893 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
22nd June 1893 - In Collision With HMS Victoria
1894 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
1895 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
1896 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
1897 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
1898 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
1899 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
1899 - Put into reserve
5th July 1900 - Commissioned at Portsmouth
5th July 1900 - Capt. A.C. Cory in Command for service at Rathmullen
7th July 1900 - Participated in the Summer Fleet Manoeuvres
1st March 1901 - Arrived Portland
16th August 1902 - Capt. H. Onslow in Command
16th August 1902 - Coronation Review at Spithead
11th July 1911 - Sold to George Cohen & Sons, London for Breaking Up

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Last edited : 21:20, October 11, 2012
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