HMS Hawke (1893) CC  (6th)

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

Built at Chatham Dockyard, laid down 17-Jun-1889, launched 11-Mar-1891, and completed 16-May-1893.

On completion served with the Mediterranean Fleet 1893-99, then returned to the UK and reserve at Chatham 189901902. Special Service 1902, then with the Home Fleet 1903-04. Into reserve and training 1904.

To the America & West Indian Station 1904-06. Tender to Torpedo School, Sheerness 1906-07. Into reserve at the Nore 1907, then joined the 3rd Fleet 1908-13. Collided with SS Olympic 1911 and was repaired with a straight bow.

Served with the Training Squadron, Queenstown 1913-14. Joined the 10th Cruiser Squadron on the Northern patrol 1914.

Torpedoed and sunk by U-9 in the North Sea 15-Oct-1914 with the loss of 524 of her crew.


Other HMS Hawke
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- 2nd HMS Hawke
- 3rd HMS Hawke
- 4th HMS Hawke
- 5th HMS Hawke
- 6th HMS Hawke

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This page last edited - 20 June, 2012.

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