HMS Cumberland

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Cumberland, 1902
Type: Cruiser, armoured ; Armament 14 x 6" ; 8 x 12 pdr ; 3 x 3 pdr
Launched : Dec. 1902 ; Disposal date or year : 1921
Displacement: 9800 tons
Complement: 690
Machinery notes: Designed H.P. 22,000 = 23 kts. ; Speed ; 23 knots ;
Notes:

Some of the the Monmouth class were originally fitted with 2 - 11 inch howitzers, but these were replaced with 6 in., 45 cal.

29 Jul 1914 At Cowes.

30 Jul 1914 departed for Devonport arriving 10 a.m.

31 Jul 1914 Cadets and their gear discharged to shore. Ship provisioned, ammunitioned and oiled.

1 Aug 1914 departed for Gibraltar.

4 Aug 1914 arrived in Gibraltar Bay.

5 Aug 1914 Departed for Madeira - see p 296 www.naval-review.org/issues/1915-2.pdf.

8 Aug 1914 Anchored off Las Palmas.

14 Aug 1914 Patrolling outside Las Palmas.

21 Aug 1914 arrived Sierra Leone.

28 Aug 1914 anchored off Lome.

1 Sep 1914 anchored at the entrance to the Calaba River.

9-30 Sep 1914 preparations for and capture of Duala in the Cameroons - see pp 505-530 www.naval-review.org/issues/1915-3.pdf.