H.M.S. Carmania (1905)

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H.M.S. Avenger (1905)
Pendant Number: M.55[1]
Builder: John Brown
Launched: 21 Feb, 1905[2]
Commissioned: 8 Aug, 1914[3]
Decommissioned: 6 Jul, 1916[4]
Scrapped: 1932[5]

H.M.S. Carmania was a commercial liner converted for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser in the Royal Navy.

H.M.S. Caronia was her sister.

Service

Armament

She was armed with:[6]

  • eight 4.7-in guns

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  2. Wikipedia.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  5. Wikipedia.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  7. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/69. f. 36.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401f.
  9. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/69. f. 36.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401g.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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