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HMS Doris (1897) CC  (4th)

    
This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Doris was a 2nd Class, Protected Cruiser.

Built by NC&A of Barrow, laid down 29-Aug-1894, launched 03-Mar-1896 and completed 18-Nov-1897.

On completion served as Flagship at the Cape Station 1897-1901. Returned to the UK at Devonport 1901-02, joined the Channel Squadron 1902-04, attached to the Atlantic Battle Squadron 1905. Into reserve at Devonport 1906-08. Joined the Atlantic battle Squadron again 1909-11, the 3rd Fleet 1912-14.

Served with the 11th Cruiser Squadron West Coast of Ireland Coast patrol 1914. To the East Indies and Egypt 1914-15, the Dardanelles 1915-16, the Mediterranean 1916-17. East Indies 1917-18.

Sold at Bombay 1919.

Gained the Battle Honours : South Africa 1899-1900, Dardanelles 1915-16.

 

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This page last edited - 07 March, 2013.

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