H.M.S. Empress of Britain (1906)

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H.M.S. Empress of Britain (1905)
Pendant Number: M.57[1]
Builder: Fairfield
Launched: 11 Nov, 1905[2]
Commissioned: 16 Aug, 1914[3]
Decommissioned: 11 May, 1915[4]
Scrapped: 1930[5]

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

Service

She was commissioned on 16[6] or 20 August, 1914.[7]

Armament

She was armed with:[8]

  • 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. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401k.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  9. Pyddoke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/393. f. 434.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401j.
  11. Pyddoke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/393. f. 434.
  12. Wigram Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 388.
  13. Wigram Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 388.
  14. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  15. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401k.
  16. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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