H.M.S. Orama (1911)

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H.M.S. Orama (1911)
Pendant Number: M.61[1]
Builder: John Brown
Launched: c. 1911
Commissioned: 12 Sep, 1914[2]
Torpedoed: 19 Oct, 1917[3]
Fate: by U 62

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

Service

She commissioned at Tilbury on 12 September, 1914.[4]

Armament

She was armed with:[5]

  • eight 6-in guns

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401q.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401q.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401q.
  7. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  8. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 401s.
  9. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 107.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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