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Type: Light Cruiser ; Armament 8 x 4 " ; 8 x 3 pdr
Launched : 1897 ; Disposal date or year : 20 Sep 1914
Disposal Details : Sunk by gunfire of German Cruiser Konigsberg, at Zanzibar.
Displacement: 2135 tons
Machinery notes: 5,000 ND ; 7,000 FD
11 Mar 1913 Recommissioned at Devonport
27 Jul 1914 departed Port Louis, Mauritius for Zanzibar - see p. 637-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1915-4.pdf for details of the doings of the Cape of Good Hope Squadron from Aug 1914.
1 Aug 1914 coaled at Zanzibar. At Dar-es-Salaam destroying the wireless telegraphy station etc., and she and with the Pegasus searching for the Konigsberg.
20 Sep 1914 sunk by gunfire from German cruiser Konigsberg in Indian Ocean, off Zanzibar. 31 casualties.
Type: Aircraft Carrier ; Armament 2 x 12 pdr. ; 2 x 12 pdr. AA.
Purchased : 1917 ; Disposal date or year : 1931
Displacement: 3300 tons
The former G. E. Railway Co. S.S. Stockholm, built by J. Brown & Co.
Winter 1918-1919 prepared for service at Archangel, North Russia - see p. 134-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-1.pdf
20 Jun 1919 The seaplanes which had previously joined us were also active and helped us with their bombing and spotting. It was a good dress-rehearsal for more serious work to come - see p. 139->.
Providing accommodation at Archangel for C.M.B. personnel whilst they prepared the boats for the R. Dvina. See also p. 486 www.naval-review.org/issues/1928-3.pdf.
27 Sep 1919 departed Archangel for England following the conclusion of the Archangel River Expeditionary Force.
3 Oct 1919 arrived Dundee - see p. 504 www.naval-review.org/issues/1928-3.pdf.
25 Jun 1920 in the Dardanelles - see p. 620-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1924-4.pdf.