H.M.S. Empress of Japan (1890)

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H.M.S. Empress of Japan (1890)
Pendant Number: M.66[1]
Launched: 13 Dec, 1890[2]
Commissioned: 13 Aug, 1914[3]
Decommissioned: 27 Oct, 1915[4]
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H.M.S. Empress of Japan was a commercial liner converted for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser in the Royal Navy.

Service

Armament

She was armed with:[5]

  • 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. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401k.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401l.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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