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HMS Cleopatra (1915) CC  (5th)

    
This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Cleopatra was a Light Cruiser.

Built at Devonport Dockyard, laid down 26-Feb-1914, launched 14-Jan-1915, and completed 01-Jun-1915.

On completion joined the 5th Light Cruiser Squadron at Harwich 1915-18. During this time, she rammed and sank the German destroyer G194 25-Mar-1916. Struck a mine off the Dutch coast 04-Aug-1916 and repairs took several months.

Joined the Grand Fleet 1918-19. Served in the Baltic 1919, then the Atlantic Fleet 1919-21. Went into reserve 1921-22. Refitted at Pembroke 1923-24.To the Mediterranean 1924, then the Atlantic Fleet  1925-26. Refitted 1927, then went into reserve 1927-31. During this time was used for trooping duty to the Mediterranean 1928 and China 1929.

Sold 26-Jun-1931 to Hughes Bolckow of Blyth.

Won the Battle Honour: Belgian Coast 1916.

 

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

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This page last edited - 24 January, 2013.

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