H.M.S. Empress of Russia (1912)

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H.M.S. Empress of Russia (1912)
Pendant Number: M.68[1]
Builder: Fairfield[2]
Launched: 28 Aug, 1912[3]
Commissioned: 24 Aug, 1914[4]
Decommissioned: 12 Feb, 1916[5]
Scrapped: 1945[6]

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

Service

Armament

She was armed with:[7]

  • 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. Wikipedia.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  6. Wikipedia.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  8. Cochrane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/10. f. 11.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401m.
  10. Cochrane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/10. f. 11.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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