HMS Leander (1885) CC  (4th)

This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Leander was the name ship of a class of four a second class cruisers.

Built by Napier of Glasgow, laid down 14-Jun-1880, launched 28-Oct-1882, and completed 29-May-1885.

Moved to the China station from 1886 to 1896. returned to the UK based at Chatham until 1997 when she returned to the Pacific until 1901.

Conversion to a destroyer depot ship took from 1902-04 and on completion served in the Mediterranean. Then it was on the the Atlantic 1905, the Nore 1906, Devonport 1907-14, the Grand Fleet 1914-19.

Final service was at Devonport and she paid off and was sold 01-Jul-1920.


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

- Leander Class (1885) CC
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This page last edited - 01 February, 2013.

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