H.M.S. Lancaster (1902)

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H.M.S. Lancaster (1902)
Pendant Number: 71 (1914)
78 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Armstrong[2]
Ordered: 1900-01 Programme[3]
Laid down: 4 Mar, 1901[4]
Launched: 22 Mar, 1902[5]
Commissioned: 5 Apr, 1904[6]
Sold: 3 Mar, 1920[7]
Fate: to Ward[8]

H.M.S. Lancaster was one of ten armoured cruisers of the Monmouth Class completed between 1903 and 1904.

Service

On 3 February, 1911, she collided with the armoured cruiser Aboukir while operating with the Sixth Cruiser Squadron. It was determined that Rear-Admiral Douglas Austin Gamble was at fault.[9]

Recommissioned at Sheerness on 5 November, 1912 for service with the Second Fleet.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 42.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 70.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 70.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 70.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 70.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 70.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 42.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 42.
  9. Gamble Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 507.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 338.
  11. Warrender Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1384.
  12. Warrender Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1384.
  13. Tottenham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 623.
  14. Heath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 200.
  15. Heath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 200.
  16. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 338.
  17. Fremantle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 473.
  18. Tothill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 296.
  19. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 338.
  20. Tothill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 296.
  21. D'Oyly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/412. f. 493.
  22. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 395j.
  23. D'Oyly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/412. f. 493.
  24. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395t.
  25. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  26. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  27. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 394y.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


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