HMS Bacchante (1902) CC  (5th)

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Bacchante was an Armoured Cruiser.

Built by John Brown, on the Clyde, laid down, 15-Feb-1899, launched 21-feb-1901 and completed 25-Nov-1902.

On completion Went to the Mediterranean as Flagship of the cruiser division 1902-04. Returned to the UK and went into reserve 1905-06. Returned to the Mediterranean 1906-12, then to the UK and joined the 3rd Fleet at the Nore 1912-14. Served as Flagship 7th Cruiser Squadron in the North Sea 1914. Then with the 12th Cruiser Squadron in the Atlantic 1914-15.

Back to the Mediterranean 1815-16. Final active service was with the 9th Cruiser Squadron West Africa Station based at Sierra Leone 1917-19.

Returned to the UK and paid off Apr-1919.

Sold 01-Jul-1920.

Won the Battle Honours: Heligoland 1914 and Dardanelles 1915-16.


Other HMS Bacchante
- 1st  HMS Bacchante
- 2nd HMS Bacchante
- 3rd HMS Bacchante
- 4th HMS Bacchante
- 5th HMS Bacchante
- 6th HMS Bacchante

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This page last edited - 30 June, 2012.

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