HMS Carnarvon

Naval Database

| Previous Page | Next Page | Index

Carnarvon, 1905
Type: Cruiser ; Armament 4 x 7.5 inch, 6 x 6 inch VII, 8 x 3 pdr., 5 machine, (1 landing). TT (18 inch): 2 submerged.
Displacement: 10850 tons
Complement: 653
Machinery notes: Designed H.P. 20,500 (n.d.) 21,000 (f.d.) = 22.25 kts. ; Speed ; 22.25 knots ;
Notes:

1914 Fifth Cruiser Squadron, Home Fleet, Devonport.

1914 Flag Ship of Rear Admiral in the Home Fleet, Devonport.

4 Aug 1914 Departed Gibraltar for the Canaries having coaled.

29 Aug-4 Sep 1914 rendezvoused with the battleship Canopus off Cape Palmas - see p. 145 www.naval-review.org/issues/1923-1.pdf.

22 Sep 1914 at Abrolhos - see p. 148 www.naval-review.org/issues/1923-1.pdf.

Oct - Nov 1914 in search of the Karlsruhe off the Atlantic coast of S. America - see www.naval-review.org/issues/1915-2.pdf.

5 Nov 1914 at Abrolhos Rocks.

7 Dec 1914 arrived at Port William, Falkland Islands - see p. 143 www.naval-review.org/issues/1915-1.pdf and p. 337-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1923-2.pdf.

8 Dec 1914 engaged Von Spee's squadron at the battle of the Falkland Islands.

27 Dec 1914 Port Tamar, Straits of Magellan - p 68 www.naval-review.org/issues/1916-1.pdf.

Dec 1914 - Mar 1915 in search of the Dresden until sunk by the Kent and Glasgow on 14 Mar.

1919 Training Ship for Cadets.