H.M.S. Edinburgh Castle (1910)

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H.M.S. Edinburgh Castle (1910)
Pendant Number: M.62
MI.71 (Jan 1918)
MI.55 (Apr 1918)[1]
Launched: 1910[2]
Commissioned: 12 Sep, 1914[3]
Decommissioned: 12 Jul, 1919[4]
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H.M.S. Edinburgh Castle was a commercial liner converted for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser in the Royal Navy.

Service

She commissioned at Tilbury on 12 September, 1914.[5]

Armament

She was armed with:[6]

  • eight 6-in guns

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  2. This date is approximate.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401n.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401n.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401j.
  8. Napier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 296.
  9. Napier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 296.
  10. Marshall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/110. f. 117.
  11. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401n.
  12. Marshall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/110. f. 117.
  13. Gwatkin-Williams Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/83. f. 93.
  14. Gwatkin-Williams Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/83. f. 93.
  15. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 367.
  16. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  17. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.
  18. Nicol Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/133. f. 144.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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