Harland & Wolff

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Harland & Wolff, Limited was a British shipbuilder, with their yard in Belfast.

E. J. Harland and G. W. Wolff combined operations in 1861. They constructed R.M.S. Titanic and many other liners as well as major warships.[1]

History

In 1912, they acquired a second shipyard in Govan, near Glasgow in Scotland.

Shipbuilding

Ship Type Launched Fate
H.M.S. Algerine gunvessel 1880[2] Sold 1892
H.M.S. Lizard gunboat 27 Nov, 1886 Sold 1905
H.M.S. Bramble gunboat 11 Dec, 1886 Sold 1906
H.M.S. Teutonic armed merchant cruiser 19 Jan, 1889[3] Broken up 1922
H.M.S. Oceanic armed merchant cruiser 14 Jan, 1899[4] Wrecked 8 Sep, 1914
H.M.S. Celtic armed merchant cruiser 4 Apr, 1901[5] Wrecked 10 Dec, 1928
H.M.S. Cedric armed merchant cruiser 21 Aug, 1902[6] Scrapped 1932
H.M.S. Enchantress yacht 7 Nov, 1903[7] Sold 24 Jun, 1935
H.M.S. Laurentic armed merchant cruiser 1908 Mined 25 Jan, 1917
H.M.S. Olympic armed merchant cruiser 20 Oct, 1910[8]
H.M.S. Arlanza armed merchant cruiser 23 Nov, 1911[9] Returned Jul, 1920
H.M.S. Andes armed merchant cruiser 1913[10] Left service 22 Oct, 1919
H.M.S. Alcantara armed merchant cruiser Oct, 1913[11] Sunk 29 Feb, 1916
H.M.S. Almanzora armed merchant cruiser 1914[12] Left service 20 Dec, 1919
H.M.S. Orbita armed merchant cruiser 7 Jul, 1914[13]
H.M.S. Abercrombie monitor 15 Apr, 1915[14] Sold 25 Jun, 1927
H.M.S. Havelock monitor 29 Apr, 1915[15] Sold 25 Jun, 1927
H.M.S. Raglan monitor 29 Apr, 1915[16] Sunk 20 Jan, 1918
H.M.S. M.29 monitor 22 May, 1915[17] Sold 9 Sep, 1946
H.M.S. Lord Clive monitor 10 Jun, 1915[18] Sold Oct, 1927
H.M.S. M.30 monitor 23 Jun, 1915[19] Sunk 13 May, 1916
H.M.S. M.31 monitor 24 Jun, 1915[20] Broken up 1948
H.M.S. General Craufurd monitor 8 Jul, 1915[21] Sold 9 May, 1921
H.M.S. Prince Eugene monitor 14 Jul, 1915[22] Sold 9 May, 1921
H.M.S. Earl of Peterborough monitor 28 Aug, 1915[23] Sold 8 Nov, 1921
H.M.S. Sir Thomas Picton monitor 30 Sep, 1915[24] Sold 8 Nov, 1921
H.M.S. P24 patrol boat 24 Nov, 1915[25] Sold Dec, 1921
H.M.S. P25 patrol boat 15 Jan, 1916[26] Sold Dec, 1921
H.M.S. Glorious battlecruiser 20 Apr, 1916[27] Torpedoed 8 Jun, 1940
H.M.S. Salmon destroyer 7 Oct, 1916[28] Handed over 28 Jan, 1937
H.M.S. Sylph destroyer 15 Nov, 1916[29] 16 Dec, 1926
H.M.S. Skilful destroyer 3 Feb, 1917[30] 13 Jul, 1926
H.M.S. Springbok destroyer 9 Mar, 1917[31] 16 Dec, 1926
H.M.S. Tetrarch destroyer 20 Apr, 1917[32] 28 Jul, 1934
H.M.S. Tenacious destroyer 21 May, 1917[33] 26 Jun, 1928
H.M.S. PC 62 patrol boat 7 Jun, 1917[34] Sold Dec, 1921
H.M.S. Vindictive aircraft carrier 17 Jan, 1918[35] Converted 1925
H.M.S. Penelope light cruiser 15 Oct, 1935[36] Torpedoed 18 Feb, 1944
H.M.S. Belfast light cruiser 17 Mar, 1938[37] Preserved 1971

Footnotes

  1. Burt. British Battleships of World War One. p. 9.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 110.
  3. Wikipedia.
  4. Wikipedia.
  5. Wikipedia
  6. Wikipedia.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 317.
  8. Wikipedia.
  9. Wikipedia.
  10. This date may be incorrect.
  11. Wikipedia.
  12. This date may be incorrect.
  13. Wikipedia.
  14. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 43.
  15. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 43.
  16. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 43.
  17. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 104.
  18. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 103.
  19. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 104.
  20. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 104.
  21. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 103.
  22. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 103.
  23. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 103.
  24. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 103.
  25. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 98.
  26. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 98.
  27. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 39.
  28. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  29. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  30. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  31. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  32. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  33. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 81.
  34. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 99.
  35. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 63.
  36. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 31.
  37. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 32.

See Also

Bibliography

  • Burt, R. A. (1986). British Battleships of World War One. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).