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Type: Light Cruiser ; Armament 5 x 6" ; 2 x 3" AA etc.
Launched : 23 Dec 1916 ; Disposal date or year : 1946
Displacement: 4120 tons
16 Jun 1917 commissioned at Messrs Scott's Shipbuilding Yard, at Greenock : to form a part of the 6th Light Cruiser Squadron - see p. 641-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-4.pdf.
Early July 1917 went aground off Fair Isle.
17 Nov 1917 involved in an action between 2 light cruiser squadrons, S.S.W. of the North Dogger Lightship, finishing about 30 miles N.N.W. of Heligoland - see p. 642-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-4.pdf.
22 Nov 1918 left Rosyth for operations in the Baltic - see p. 643-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-4.pdf.
10 Jan 1919 arrived Portsmouth from the Baltic, via Rosyth. HO personnel demobilised, leave granted and ship refitted and recommissioned.
Early Mar 1919 become one of the new 3rd Light Cruiser Squadron of the Mediterranean Fleet, with the same ships as in the 6th L.C.S. - see p. 650-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-4.pdf.
Mar 1919 General Allenby transferred to the Caradoc at Malta and taken to Alexandria, following which Caradoc departed for Constantinople - see p. 651-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-4.pdf.
5 Apr 1919 arrived at Odessa.
11-16 Apr 1919 at Yalta - see p. 653-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-4.pdf.
17-18 Apr 1919 at Novorossisk.
18 Apr 1919 arrived Theodosia.
Apr 1919 took up position in Kaffa Bay - see p. 656-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-4.pdf.
5 May 1919 sent to Malta to have refrigerating apparatus fitted.
4 Jun 1919 returned to the Black Sea.
14 Jun 1919 back on station in Kaffa Bay - see p. 658-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-4.pdf.
Once the Crimea was clear of the Bolsheviks Caradoc took over as S.N.O. of Crimea and Northern Black Sea area - see p. 659->.
1 Aug 1919 departed Yalta for Otchakof to bombard Bolshevik batteries - see p. 660-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-4.pdf.
18-22 Aug 1919 at Sevastopol - see p. 662->.
23 Aug 1919 further support for Russian Volunteers towards Odessa.
Continued from p. 116-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1922-1.pdf.
5 Sep 1919 embarked Rear-Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, Black Sea Force, and proceeded up the Bug River to Nicolief, the Russian dockyard and arsenal.
15 Oct 1919 shelled some of the Machno forces - see p. 120-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1922-1.pdf, and returned shortly afterwards to Sevastopol.
29 Oct 1919 departed Odessa for Sevastopol - see p. 123->.
2-14 Nov 1919 visited Novorossisk on 2 occasions - see p. 123->.
21 Nov 1919 relieved at Novorossisk by the Concord, and departed shortly afterwards for Sevastopol, Constantinople, Malta and finally to Gibraltar, where she was to undergo a refit - see p. 124->.
28 Jan 1920 left for Malta and after a week went on to Constantinople circa 6 Feb.
22 Feb 1920 returned to Constantinople from Ishmid and witnessed the arrival of battleships of the Atlantic Fleet and their V class destroyers - see p. 129->.
23 Feb 1920 embarked General Milne and proceeded with him to Batoum, where the Calypso was relieved as SNO.
17 Apr 1920 left Batoum for Golovinski, with Tobago, to assist in the evacuation of any refugees and support General Shkuro's Cossacks - see p. 292-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1922-2.pdf.
29 Apr 1920 returned to Batoum to ammunition - see p. 296->.
2 May 1920 departed Batoum for Sochi area.
8 May 1920 departed Gagri for Batoum - see p. 299->.
12 May 1920 departed Batoum for Constantinople with political prisoners - see p. 300->.
21 May 1920 arrived Batoum from Constantinople and Samsun.
Jun 1920 paid visits to Poti, Sukhum Kale and Gagri, and on the 16th left Batoum for Constantinople - see p. 301->.
25 Jun 1920 embarked the Turkish delegation to the Allied Conference at Paris, which left us at Taranto 27 Jun = departed for Malta for leave etc - see p. 302->.
20 Jul 1920 left Taranto for Port Said, arriving 23rd, relieving the Calypso as S.N.O. Egypt - see p. 302->.
1 Aug 1920 departed Alexandria, west along the coast to Sollum, a lonely spot on the Tripoli border - see p. 302->.
12 Aug 1920 departed Sollum for Alexandria and for the next month or so divided her time between Port Said and Alexandria - see p. 304->.
19 Sep 1920 departed Alexandria for a visit to Cyprus, and Port Said via Haifa - see p. 305->.