HMS Endymion (1894) CC  (4th)

This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Endymion was a 1st Class, Protected Cruiser.

Built by Earle of Hull, laid down 21-Nov-1889, launched 22-Jul-1891 and completed 26-May-1894.

On completion served with the Channel Fleet 1894-95, then 'particular service' 1896-97.

Went into reserve at Chatham 1897-99, and to the China Station 1899-1902.

Returned to the UK and refit 1902-03. Back to the Channel Fleet 1904 and then tender to HMS Wildfire as Gunnery Training Ship, Sheerness 1905-12. Flagship Training Squadron, Queenstown 1913-14.

Joined the 10th Cruiser Squadron on the Northern Patrol 1914.

Rebuilt with very large anti-torpedo bulges 1915, then served at the Dardanelles 1915-16. Continued in the Mediterranean 1916-18 and the Aegean 1918.

Returned to the UK and paid of at the Nore 1919.

Sold 1920.

Won the Battle honours: China 1900 and Dardanelles 1915-16.


Other HMS Endymion
- 1st  HMS Endymion
- 2nd HMS Endymion
- 3rd HMS Endymion
- 4th HMS Endymion

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This page last edited - 18 December, 2012.

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