H.M.S. Olympic (1910)

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H.M.S. Olympic (1910)
Pendant Number: MI.26 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Harland & Wolff
Yard Number: 400[2]
Ordered: 1906[3]
Launched: 20 Oct, 1910[4]
Completed: 31 May, 1911[5]
Commissioned: 31 Mar, 1917[6]
Decommissioned: 1919[7]
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H.M.S. Olympic was a commercial liner, sister to the famous R.M.S. Titanic twice taken up for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser in the Royal Navy, but never completing her conversions.

Service

She served as a troop transport between the intended service as an A.M.C..

Armament

Never completed conversion.[8] Apparently carried 4.7-in and 12-pdr guns as a transport.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  2. Wikipedia.
  3. Wikipedia.
  4. Wikipedia.
  5. Wikipedia.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  9. Wikipedia.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 1000.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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