H.M.S. Kinfauns Castle (1899)

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H.M.S. Kinfauns Castle (1899)
Pendant Number: M.64[1]
Launched: 1899
Commissioned: 5 Aug, 1914[2]
: 1927

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

Service

Commissioned on either 5[3] or 8 August, 1914.[4]

Sje ended her service as an A.M.C. on 16 September 1915. Conversion to a minelayer started 13 July 1918.[5]

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. 120.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401n.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  7. Crampton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 350.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401m.
  9. Crampton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 350.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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