HMS Caroline (1914) CC  (7th)

This the seventh ship to carry the name HMS Caroline was a Light Cruiser. The lead ship of a class of six ships and part of the 1913 construction programme.

Built by Cammell Laird of Birkenhead, laid down 28-Jan-1914, launched 29-Sep-1914 and completed 04-Dec-1914.

On completion served as a destroyer leader with the Grand Fleet 1914-19. Went to the East Indies Station 1919-22.

Paid off 1922.

Served as RNVR Drill Ship at Belfast from 1924.

Used as a depot ship during WW2, after which she resumed duty as Drill Ship at Belfast.

She remains there 29-Jan-2010, the second oldest commissioned ship in the Royal Navy.

Won the Battle Honour: Jutland 1916.


Other HMS Caroline
- 1st  HMS Caroline
- 2nd HMS Caroline
- 3rd HMS Caroline
- 4th HMS Caroline
- 5th HMS Caroline
- 6th HMS Caroline
- 7th HMS Caroline

- Caroline Class (1914) CC
- Specifications
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- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 16 March, 2013.

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