HMS Phaeton (1886) CC  (5th)

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Phaeton was a 2nd Class Cruiser.

Built by Napier of Glasgow, laid down 14-Jun-1880, launched 27-Feb-1883 and completed 20-Apr-1886.

Served initially in the Mediterranean 1886-93, then returned to the UK at Devonport and went into reserve. Final active service was in the Pacific 1897-1903, after which it was back to the UK and harbour service at Devonport.

Sold 1913.

Became the training ship TS Indefatigable, Jan-1914 and renamed Carrack II 1941.

Broken up at Preston 1947.


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

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This page last edited - 21 July, 2012.

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